Geriatric Psychiatric Care

Senior Advantage

Our geriatric psychiatric service is based in our Senior Advantage Center. The program is located on the left side of the hospital on the first floor. The Senior Advantage program specializes in caring for elderly patients requiring psychiatric care. 

We Treat: 

  • Auditory or Visual Hallucinations / Delusions
  • Major Depressive / Anxiety Disorders 
  • Memory Impairment / Alzheimers or other types of Dementia 
  • Mental Impairment / Posing a Threat to Self or Others 
  • Severe Sleep and/or Nutritional Disturbances 
  • Resisting Care / Medication Non-compliance
  • Unable to be Managed  Safely / Diffcult to Redirect 

The Senior Advantage program can help bring stability to elderly members of our community that require intensive observation, medication management and suporvision by a psychiatirst with an individualized treatment plan. We accept traditional Medicare and Humana Advantage Plans/HMO. Referrals can be made to the Senior Advantage program by a physician, other health care providers, long term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living homes), home health providers, self or family members.

For more information or to set up a time to speak to an Intake Specialist please call our office at (931) 967-8333

Geriatric Services 

An indivualized treatment plan may include: 

  • Evaluation
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Medication Education
  • Dietary Evaluation
  • Medical Treatment
  • Group and Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Activity Therapy
  • Discharge Planning and Follow Up

Our Care Team

  • Medical Director, Psychiatrist
  • General Medical Physicians / Hospitalist 
  • Nurse Practitioners 
  • Psychiatric Nurses
  • Admissions / Intake Specialists 
  • Social Worker / Discharge Planner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Therapeutic Activities Specialist
  • Neuropsychological Testing 

Visiting Hours 

Monday - Friday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday from 10:00 am to Noon and 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Referrals 

Referral given to patients coming to the Senior Advantage program may be made by physicians, health care professionals, nursing care facilities, home health agencies, self and family members.

Information

For more information or to set up a time to speak to one of our care team members, please call (931) 967-8333