UPMC Susquehanna - Behavioral Health - Older Adult Inpatient Treatment
UPMC Susquehanna - Susquehanna Behavioral Health
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Lycoming County United Way
Description of Service
Older adult inpatient treatment is a 10-bed, specialized inpatient unit designed to meet the unique needs of persons over the age of 60. It offers a safe and specialized service that includes daily appointments with the Psychiatrist, structured programming, and 24 hour per day Registered Nursing observation and care. Our inpatient unit provides intensive medical-psychiatric treatment and medication stabilization in a safe environment. Inpatient treatment is often the best option for older adults suffering from severe anxiety, depression, agitation, paranoia, fearfulness or hallucinations.
Lycoming County, Sullivan County, Tioga County, Bradford County, Potter County, Clinton County, Union County, Northumberland County, Snyder County
Individuals over the age of 60 may be admitted to the unit once he or she receives a medical evaluation by a doctor and it is determined that criteria has been met.
Fees or Charges
Options include starting a time payment schedule, applying for Medical Assistance or applying for the Financial Assistance Program.