Geriatric mental health day treatment program
The mental health day treatment program for seniors addresses psychiatric illness that makes day-to-day functioning difficult and is designed for individuals who have found that outpatient therapy did not provide enough support.
What it is
For seniors who are experiencing changes and challenges with their emotional and behavioral health, we offer mental health programs and services to help with the special physical, emotional and social needs encountered in an older population.
- group therapy
- psychoeducational classes
- experiential group
- goal planning
- family meetings
- discharge planning
Good for treating
Our program helps address psychiatric illness that makes day-to-day functioning difficult and is designed for individuals who have found that outpatient therapy did not provide enough support.
The day treatment program provides exceptional care, structure and support to stabilize and improve mental health to help you achieve your optimum level of functioning.
What to expect
Our objectives are to:
- Monitor your safety needs and intervene as necessary to prevent harm to self or others.
- Identify primary behavioral, emotional and social needs.
- Determine specific goals that address these needs.
- Reduce symptoms of psychiatric illness.
- Repair self-esteem.
- Practice decision-making skills.
- Provide opportunity to develop and practice social skills.
- Coordinate treatment plans with other community resources.
- Provide structure and support to stabilize and improve healthy functioning through education and group psychotherapy.
Good to know
Programming occurs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. You are involved in your treatment and discharge planning. The length of treatment is based on individual needs. For more information, call 651-241-8168
Most health insurance plans cover mental health treatment and services through a partial hospital program. We can help you check your coverage before starting.
Source: Allina Health Mental Health
Reviewed by: Allina Health Mental Health
First published: 10/31/2019
Last reviewed: 10/31/2019