Norristown State Hospital - Nursing

Norristown State Hospital - Montgomery; Norristown

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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Department of Nursing provides a menu of services available on a 24 hour/ 7 day a week basis. The Registered Nurse provides a comprehensive Nursing Assessment on admission. At that time, there is recognition of an inventory of strengths and issues to be addressed. The Psychiatric Aide, under the guidance of a Registered Nurse, works closely with the patient to establish a relationship. The Registered Nurse attempts to build a therapeutic alliance with the patient in an effort to provide emotional support and psycho-education. The Psychiatric Aide and Nurse participate in the Interdisciplinary Treatment Plan of the patient. The Registered Nurse develops a plan of staff interventions to support the patient in achieving goals of the patient’s treatment.

Specific services offered with the department include relationship building, health education, medication education, symptom management, grooming/hygiene promotion and support, all within the framework of the recovery model.
Geographical AreaBucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia; PA
Intake ProcedureServices are available for NSH patients
Client Information
EligibilityServices are available for NSH patients
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsN/A
Contact Information
Contact's Name Bonnie Zuber
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 1001 Sterigere Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Norristown, PA 19401
Main Phone 610-313-1000
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Norristown State Hospital
Affiliated Program: Norristown State Hospital - Montgomery; Norristown
This Service: Norristown State Hospital - Nursing
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Nurses/Nursing Support Personnel (YO-3000.6000)
Psychiatric Aftercare Services (RR-8800.6400)
Public Health Nursing (JP-6600)