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Program Hope - Senior Behavioral Health


The Program

Senior adults and their caregivers have unique problems and needs. Physical decline, loss of independence, safety concerns, and multiple losses are just a few that require special attention and are contributory to depression and other mental health issues for senior adults.

Program Hope is an outpatient program that provides individualized treatment for older adults who suffer from emotional or psychiatric disorders. The program includes group, individual or family therapy.

This program provides outpatient treatment Monday through Friday in the least restrictive environment and patients are able to return to their homes each evening. Lunch and snacks are provided for those attending group sessions. Complimentary transportation can be provided to those individuals with medical, physical or financial needs. The vans are equipped with wheelchair lifts.

Our Philosophy

To provide quality care that stresses the importance of dignity, respect, and confidentiality while helping the individual achieve an optimum level of functioning.

Who Could Benefit From The Program?

The person whose quality of life has been diminished by physical or emotional stressors.

The person who has not progressed or benefitted sufficiently in less intensive treatment settings.

The person whose mental health is declining and might require inpatient care unless treatment is provided.

Program Components

Group-Family-Individual therapy
Assertiveness training
Communication skills
Conflict resolution skills
Coping-Positive living skills
Grief and loss resolution
Education as indicated
Medication management
Stress management

Treatment Team

A clinical evaluation is provided at no cost to determine the need for treatment. Treatment modalities are designed to meet the unique needs of older adults by educating patients, families and caregivers regarding mental health issues affecting daily living.

Treatment is supervised by a Psychiatrist and provided by a team that includes Masters Level clinicians and mental health providers.

Caregivers, families and primary care physicians are encouraged to participate in the process by assisting with the identification of problems and solutions.

Treatment Goals

To restore optimum mental and physical health
To alleviate symptoms that interfere with the individual's ability to function
To support the integrity of the family
To maximize independence

Payment

Medicare and most private insurance plans are accepted

If you or your loved is feeling sad, irritable, unable to enjoy activities, excessive worry, difficulty with life changes, lonely or grieving please call us so we can help.

Contact Program Hope at (361) 552-0798

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