Mental Health for Seniors (Senior Heights)
Mental health expertise for seniors
Senior Heights, located at Riverview Regional Medical Center, is dedicated
to helping older adults improve their quality of life. Treatment in the
12-bed geriatric psychiatric unit provides a balanced mix of psychological
and medical care.
The patient's caregivers are an integral part throughout the treatment
planning. The Senior Heights treatment team at Riverview makes every effort
to help caregivers and family members determine the best options for the
older patient who is experiencing a loss of cognitive abilities.
All admissions are directed and supervised by a licensed staff psychiatrist.
Treatment program services include:
- Evaluation and treatment
- Diagnostic service
- Medication education
- Dietary evaluation
- Medical treatment
- Group and individual therapy
- Family therapy
- Physical rehabilitation
- Recreational therapy
- Discharge planning and follow-up
For more information about Senior Heights at Riverview Regional Medical
Center, call (256) 543-5641.