- About Us
The Geriatric Psychiatric Program at Wellstone Regional Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for seniors who need intensive treatment.
The program addresses the special medical, psychiatric and emotional needs of older adults who need extensive assessment and management of their illness. Diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and its relationship to possible medical problems is a primary focus.
Who Do We Serve?
This specialty program treats individuals who are coping with some of the following symptoms/conditions:
Our program addresses the special physical and psychological needs of older adults who require extensive evaluation of their illness. The primary focus is accurate diagnosis and treatment of mental illness while understanding its holistic relationship with the rest of the body. Individualized treatment plans are developed by a multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, therapists, mental health technicians, case managers, recreational specialists, and other professionals.
Our treatment includes:
Referrals are accepted from nursing homes, personal care homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, physicians, health care providers, family members, and caregivers. Our evaluation department provides free confidential assessments and referrals.
Help is Just a Phone Call Away
Physicians are on the medical staff of Wellstone Hospital, but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Wellstone Hospital. The facility shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.
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