The Ray of Hope Geriatric Behavioral Health unit, located at Cottage Hospital, will be accepting patients beginning October 1, 2016. Our team specializes in providing quality care for those struggling with a behavioral health issue. We are committed to assisting patients regain inner balance and quality of life.
This nurturing inpatient program is for geriatric patients 65 years and older with persistent or late onset behavioral health illnesses or concerns. Specialized care focuses on assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, family/community support and education surrounding behavioral health. Our interdisciplinary team, consisting of a psychiatrist, gerontologists, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, licensed nursing assistants, social workers, and recreational therapists, provides a holistic patient centered approach that attends to the mental, physical, and psychosocial aspects of the individual.
The welcoming environment in this dedicated unit consists of 10 private rooms, an activities room, a quiet room, and an outside patio space. Our tranquil location is easily assessable and safe.
At the Ray of Hope, we understand how to effectively address behavioral health needs. The anticipated average length of stay in our unit is 12 days. Each day will offer various therapies and activities to promote healing. Call 603.747.9200 for more information.