Caring Hands Senior Services
Getting the right care and treatment for the older adult that encounters problems in the later stages of life is crucial. Caring Hands Senior Services is a specialized care program located within Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center to meet the psychiatric and medical needs of older adults. The unit provides compassionate, respectful treatment in a safe and secure environment where therapeutic interventions are provided to assist seniors to achieve their optimal level of functioning. Conditions treated include confusion, depression, agitation, anxiety, and various forms of dementia.
Treatment Services Include:
- Admission Assessments
- Thorough Medical and Psychiatric Evaluations
- Medication Adjustment
- Multidisciplinary Treatment Team Planning
- Individual and Family Therapy
- Group Therapeutic Activities (reminiscing, coping, validating)
- Discharge Planning
- Outreach and Aftercare
- Family and Caregiver Support
Memorial Hospital’s Caring Hands multidisciplinary team includes psychiatrists, primary care physicians, nurses, licensed clinical social workers, and an activity therapist to meet the changing needs of both the patient and the family. The staff operates from the belief that each patient has the right to a meaningful quality of life, which encompasses the mind, body, and spirit.
For additional information regarding the Caring Hands Senior Services unit or to make a referral, contact us at 812-996-6000.