Behavioral Health for Seniors

Behavioral Health Services is an acute, short-term, inpatient unit that provides comprehensive assessment and treatment in a secure setting for patients age 55 and older who may be experiencing one or more of the following:

  • Suicidal ideation, gesture, or attempt

  • Homicidal ideation, threats to others, or assaultive behavior

  • Hallucinations or delusions

  • Self-destructive behavior that poses significant risk

  • Psychiatric symptoms that cause bizarre, disordered behavior

  • Acute worsening of chronic psychiatric symptoms

Patients receive services designed to meet the specific medical, emotional, and social needs of older adults.

Our Services

 
  • Crisis intervention and stabilization

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

  • 24-Hour nursing and medical support

  • Medication Stabilization and management

  • Individual and group therapy

  • Family education and Support

  • Daily recreational and educational group activities

  • Physical and Occupational Therapy

  • Comprehensive discharge planning

  • Consultation and Referral

  • Psychiatric care for older adults (ages 55+)

You’re Not Alone

 

Depression and other emotional illness are significant problem for seniors.

National statistics show that one out of every four older adults suffer from serious emotional difficulties related to age.

Data shows that approximately 70 percent of all primary care visits by older adults are driven by psychological factors (e.g. panic, generalized anxiety, major depression).

According to the American Psycho-logical Association, older Americans have the highest suicide rate of any age group.

Ready to find out more?

Our professionals are ready to help by providing a supportive recovery atmosphere.  Plus, we develop a personalized treatment plan for each patient based on their evaluation and diagnosis.  

 

Contact Us

ADMISSIONS

Phone: 865-218-6115 | FAX: 865-671-1303

case.management@summitviewhm.com

ADDRESS

210 Industrial Park Lane

Rocky Top, TN 37769

Tel: 865-630-9200 | Fax: 865-630-9002

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