When your loved one is staying on the Geropsychiatric Unit, they will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of therapeutic programming. Our offerings are designed to address and remedy both mental and physical health issues; we work to help individuals get through their current crisis and return to a less-intensive level of care. We maintain a strong focus on the whole
We focus on helping individuals build their cognitive and physical skills while they are in our care, and rehabilitation therapists are
Types of Treatment
During their stay, individuals can expect to receive:
Daily medication management and meetings with a psychiatrist
Movement therapy designed to be safe and effective for an older population
Rehabilitation and physical therapy
We are also able to offer
In addition to experiencing a mental illness, many of those we care for also are experiencing a physical illness. We have a strong relationship with the experts at the neighboring Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC); a general practitioner visits the unit frequently to consult on our patients' medical needs. We also have the capability to easily refer an individual to a medical hospital if they need more intensive physical care.
Beyond caring for mental and physical health, we ensure that any religious needs an individual has
Length of Stay
The average length of stay on our unit is seven to 14 days; some individuals need less time to stabilize and return home, and some may need more time. Each course of treatment is individualized to the patient so we can ensure they are receiving exactly the kind of care that they need to begin healing.