Reaching out to the Medicare population, Western Trail Behavior Health is a short term, in-patient
hospital stay, providing intensive mental health assessment and treatment. Our goal is to evaluate
identified target symptoms and assist in eliminating them.
A stay at Western Trail Behavioral Unit is intended as the beginning phase of the patient's road to
stabilization, maximizing their capacity to function independently to the degree possible.
Does someone you
|Extreme feelings of |
|sadness and grief|
|Isolating and |
|withdrawing from life|
|Decreased social |
|Decline in general |
|health and physical |
|Lacks attention to |
|Increased irritability, |
|anger, and agitation|
|Loss of |
|Anxiety and panic |
|Thoughts of suicide |
|or self harm|
We welcome inquiries from families, physicians, healthcare providers and the
community. Consultations and assessments are confidential and available at no charge.
A member of our staff will meet with you at your home or facility to determine if your
loved one, patient or resident would benefit from our program. We adhere to all laws and
policies regarding confidentiality.
|You can call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
During our lifespan, we will all encounter
changes that may be difficult to face and
accept. At times, these changes can be
overwhelming and even debilitating. Increased
knowledge and compassion concerning our
interrelated mental and physical changes have
helped individuals begin to accept these
With this in mind, we have designed our
program to assist the elderly in attaining the
highest quality of life and well-being.
Western Trail Behavioral Health
Our goal is to provide intensive treatment for senior patients
suffering from exacerbation of their psychiatric disorder.
We offer a social milieu and intensive therapeutic interventions
under the care of a multidisciplinary team of mental health
professionals. The team consists of a consulting Psychiatrist
and Family Practice Physician, Advanced Practice Registered
Nurses in Psych/Mental Health, Program Director, Social
Worker and Nurses.
The program works to improve the functional skills and
independence in elderly patients with behavioral disorders
stemming from early Alzheimer's disease or other forms of
dementia and depression. Our goal is to safely return the
person to their home or other residential setting. Individualized
treatment is emphansized, as is sensitivity to the patients'
The usual time a patient is hospitalized in Western Trail
Behavioral Health Unit is 7 to 14 days.