Senior Care, located on the Etowah campus, is a secure unit for older adults (age 50 and older) who are experiencing psychiatric symptoms that require 24-hour acute inpatient treatment. Typically, geriatric patients stay in behavioral health services about 10-12 days. Care is provided by a multidisciplinary team of nurses, social workers and activity/occupational therapists under the direction and supervision of a psychiatrist.
The specialists on our Senior Care team are committed to offering educational seminars or in-services for your group or agency. We want you to be aware that the following signs and symptoms are not normal and may signify mental illness in the elderly. Possible topics include: