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Geriatric Behavioral Unit

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Program Content

  • Comprehensive medical and psychiatric evaluation
  • Individualized treatment plan
  • Supportive group therapy
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Family direction and support
  • Nutritional services
  • Therapeutic exercise/stress reduction
  • Pastoral services per patient request
  • Medication management and education
  • Behavioral management
  • 24-hour nursing and medical support
  • Collaboration with family for safe discharge plans

We Provide

Initial Assessment: A confidential assessment is performed by a Mental Health Professional at no cost to assist in determining the need for treatment.

Diagnosis: A comprehensive evaluation of the patient’s physical, mental and emotional condition forms the basis for diagnosis and treatment planning.

Medical Insurances

At this time, we are able to accept Medicare with supplemental plans; secondary Medicaid plans; PERA Retirement plans; and Innovage.

Unfortunately, those with primary Medicaid, HMO Medicare buy-out plans, Humana, United Health Care, VA, or Kaiser Insurance are not covered for our services.

Warning Signs

If someone you know is experiencing any of the symptoms below, call the Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit for a confidential assessment.

  • Depression
  • Significant personality changes
  • Numerous, unexplained physical ailments or changes in eating and sleeping patterns
  • Confused thinking, inability to concentrate and/or memory loss
  • Excessive fears, anxieties or suspiciousness, increased nervousness
  • Withdrawal from family, friends, and others
  • Abuse of alcohol or medications
  • Growing inability to cope with daily living resulting in unsafe behaviors
  • Hallucinations, hearing voices

How Are Referrals Made?

  • Directly or by phone to our staff:
  • By individuals or family members
  • By residential care centers, service agencies, or mental health providers
  • By primary care physicians or other physician specialists

About Our Medical Director

Dr. Christopher Wright is our current Medical Director. Dr. Wright attended medical school at Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and his internship and residency was at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Wright is Board Certified in Psychiatry.