Southwest General provides a variety of services and programs designed for the special needs of our older adult population and those who care for them. These services span a number of hospital departments and include:
Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit. This 18-bed, short-term inpatient unit is a safe place for older adults who will benefit from individual and group treatment for stabilization of acute psychiatric and behavioral symptoms and crisis.
Memory Clinic. This outpatient clinic evaluates patients who are experiencing the early signs of dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Early diagnosis is key to the establishment of safeguards and planning for the future.
Geriatric Expert Mentors and Geriatric Resource Nurses. This program utilizes a team of highly trained expert nurses who provide a special level of compassionate care for aging patients with common geriatric conditions.
Southwest General Lifeline Program. A subscription service for fast access to highly trained and caring Response Associates at the push of a button 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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For more information, please call the Geriatric Services office from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.