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Psychiatric Inpatient

Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Program

The Brook Hospital – KMI offers a highly structured Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Program that utilizes the medical model of treatment for treating adults who are experiencing problems with psychiatric illnesses and/or emotional disorders. This program is designed to provide the highest level of direct patient care that is possible which includes physical, social, spiritual, medical and psychotherapeutic treatment interventions.

The Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Program Services include the following:

  • A secure milieu with 24-hour skilled nursing care
  • Thorough assessment by a registered nurse and development of an initial treatment plan
  • Evaluation and crisis stabilization by a multidisciplinary team (including a nurse, social worker, activity therapist) directed by a psychiatrist
  • Psychiatric evaluation by a psychiatrist
  • Physical examination and intervention by a physician
  • Pharmacological interventions as indicated
  • Development of an individualized master treatment plan by a multidisciplinary team, which is problem-oriented, goal-directed, contains
  • measurable objectives and addresses criteria for discharge
  • Development of a comprehensive discharge plan
  • Psychoeducational groups and individual sessions as indicated
  • Therapeutic groups that address the areas of assertiveness, feelings, problem-solving, grief resolution, life planning, stress, self-image, social skills,
  • nutrition, recreational therapy, art therapy, yoga and meditation
  • Participation of family in treatment

Following completion of the Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Program, an appropriate referral is then made for the patient to continue treatment in the least restrictive level of care possible (i.e. partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, outpatient). The level of care recommended is determined by the individual needs of the patient.

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