Geriatric Psychiatric Unit
Senior Behavioral Health
Providing mental health care for senior age patients calls for special services and considerations. Saint Vincent Hospital works with the Geriatric Treatment Unit (GTU) at MetroWest Medical Center’s Leonard Morse Hospital to provide exceptional geriatric behavioral health services so our older adult patients can receive the care they need.
Features of our care include:
- 2-bed inpatient unit
- Individualized care from board-certified doctors and experienced staff
- Access to comprehensive programs, such as nutritional assessments, yoga and pet therapy
Our Geriatric Behavioral Health Treatment
At MetroWest Medical Center’s Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick, your loved one will receive specialized geriatric services in our 2-bed Geriatric Treatment Unit (GTU). Here patients receive individualized care from an experienced team of doctors board-certified in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry, as well as psychiatry and neurology.
Our senior behavioral health program offers treatment for a range of neurological and medical conditions. Your loved one will also have access to nutritional assessments, cognitively stimulating activities, yoga therapy and pet therapy to help the treatment process. We also work to keep families and caregivers in the loop with educational meetings to learn about dealing with dementia and other neuropsychiatric conditions.
If you’re in need of help for a psychiatric emergency, please call our 24-hour crisis assessment team at (508) 363-5003 or (508) 363-5252.
For doctors: To refer patients to our unit, please call our intake coordinator at (508) 736-4354.