Providing personalized care for older adults and seniors
Older adults and seniors have unique needs and concerns. The geriatric
behavioral health experts at Novant Health Franklin Medical Center
understand those needs and specialize in providing individualized
care that can help you regain balance and control in your life.
To learn more about our geriatric behavioral health services, call
inpatient services focus on identifying and stabilizing behavioral
issues for adults age 55 and older, including:
Depression and other emotional illnesses are treatable, especially if dealt with
early. An initial patient assessment will assist the team of nurses, social
workers and therapists, under the direction and supervision of a
psychiatrist, to support you or your loved one.
the assessment, a treatment plan is mutually agreed upon within 24
hours of admission. The treatment plan includes the coordination of
medical and psychiatric needs. We also provide individualized nursing
care, group therapy, medication management and education and
consultation to other disciplines as needed. The focus of treatment
is restoring your quality of life and improving your day-to-day
management of symptoms.
To learn more about our geriatric behavioral health services, call 919-497-8070. If you think you may hurt yourself or someone else,
call 911 immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.