Geropsychiatric Unit

Dear Elaine: It is with profound appreciation that I write this letter to you to acknowledge the outstanding care that I received during my three week stay on the Transitional Care Unit. Without exception every member of the staff demonstrated professional behavior and standards in the performance of their duties and responsibilities. Today I am able to walk independently due in large part to the care I received while on the TCU. I have every confidence that my recovery was significantly enhanced by the caring attitudes and competent practices of the staff. I wish to extend my deepest gratitude to the following individuals: Chris, Kayla, Nicole, George, Sheryl, Greg, Brittany and Billy. I also want to extend my sincere appreciation to Allison, Catherine, Kelly and Maria who consistently went above and beyond in attending to my clinical and personal needs. Elaine, may I take this opportunity to thank you for the countless kindnesses and professional courtesies you extended to me. I assure you that they were deeply appreciated. God Bless. —Sincerely, Patricia D, MS, MA, RN (Retired)


Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit

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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