Seniors in the late-adult life stage experiencing an acute psychiatric disorder.

  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Self-harm or thoughts of self-harm
  • Dangerous behaviors toward others
  • High-risk behaviors
  • Difficulty with daily functioning
  • Depression
  • Problems with concentration or decision-making
  • Unexplained fatigue
  • Feeling of worthlessness and helplessness
  • Memory loss
  • Increase or decrease in appetite
  • Social withdrawal

The program is designed for patients in the late-adult life stage experiencing an acute psychiatric disorder. The disorder is severe enough to present a danger to the individual or others and requires inpatient hospitalization. The program will offer a combination of psychopharmacology and a therapeutic community to help in the decrease of symptoms, promote physical health, improve and maintain cognitive functioning and increase positive socialization.

Modalities Of Treatment

  • Collaboration with outpatient providers
  • Psychiatric evaluation and management
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Goals Group and Wrap-up Group
  • Reminiscence Therapy
  • Sensory Stimulation
  • Life Skills and Healthy Living Groups
  • Expressive Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Coordination of Care
  • Cognitive Behavioral Techniques
  • Assistance with ADL’s as needed by the individual
  • Reality Orientation and Validation Therapy