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WHO QUALIFIES FOR ADMISSIONS?

Admissions are accepted Monday thru Friday.

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Generally:

  • Age 55 or older.
  • Medicare Part B recipient.
  • Patient is medically stable, ambulatory or uses a cane, walker or wheelchair and must be able to get to activities and group rooms without staff assistance.
  • Patient voluntarily enters treatment and is motivated to engage in treatment.
  • Experiencing current disturbance in mood or behavior.
  • Have the ability to participate in group sessions.
  • He/she must be able to understand, agree to and follow group structure and activities independently.
  • Patient must demonstrate a reasonable expectation of improvement in his/her disorder or condition as a result of the active treatment provided.
  • The psychiatrist must initiate the course of treatment.
  • Patient must have the capacity to actively participate in therapies prescribed.
  • Patient is not requiring 24-hour care.
  • Patient is in need of more intensive treatment that cannot be met at a lower level of service.