Geropsychiatric Unit

To all the Staff and Nurses in the Bradford Unit at Hannah Duston Healthcare Center: My mother, Eva C., was a patient at Hannah Duston Healthcare Center from February 28, 2011 to March 25, 2011 for physical and occupational therapy. On June 22, 2012, she was admitted to Hannah Duston by medical professionals. During this time, she and all our family were extremely pleased with her care. All of the Hannah Duston staff, nurses, and aids were friendly, caring, and very compassionate. They all became her caring family of friends. On behalf of my sisters, Joan M. and Maureen M., we want to extend to all of you at Hannah Duston our heartfelt “Thank You.” All of you did much to make our Mom’s stay up to her passing on June 22, 2013, as comfortable and pain free as possible. You are a great team of care-giving professionals. Thank you all. God bless your good work for our mother and all your patients. —With much appreciation, Lois S. C.


Hannah Duston Healthcare Center

Geropsychiatric Unit

 

Referral Guidelines:

  • Patients whose disorders are assessed as being primarily due to mental illness
  • Patients with cognitive, emotional and behavioral problems that require care and treatment in a secure inpatient setting
  • Patients who are younger than 62 yrs. of age may be considered for this unit based on their needs

Services Provided:

  • Psychiatric and medication evaluation, monitoring and treatment
  • Medical evaluation, monitoring and treatment
  • Multidisciplinary treatment planning
  • Case Management/Discharge Planning
  • Individual, group and family interventions
  • Relapse prevention/recovery-based practices
  • Leisure and recreational activities
  • Exercise, nutrition and wellness education
  • Education and treatment of co-occurring substance abuse

In addition to the above services we provide behavior management with an emphasis on wellness, therapeutic movement and re-orientation activities. Hospitalist services and 24 hour psychiatry services are offered to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care which addresses both their medical and mental health needs.

 

 

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