One of only a few hospitals offering inpatient senior psychiatric care in Oregon and Southwest Washington, the Senior Psychiatric Unit at Providence Milwaukie Hospital provides short-term (10-14 days), compassionate crisis intervention for seniors, typically 65 and older. Our safe and secure environment allows patients to maintain as much normalcy in their everyday routines as possible.
Through a combination of individual, group and family therapy, our care team promotes stabilization, recovery and whole person care. Family involvement is highly encouraged to ensure a smooth transition back home or to a residential care facility.
Conditions we treat:
- Dementia and other neurocognitive disorders with mood and/or behavioral disturbances
- Danger to self or others due to psychiatric condition
- Depression and anxiety
- Bipolar disorder