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Senior Behavioral Health

Call 503.435.4557

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For placement, contact our Intake Coordinator.

Call 503-435-4544

For more information, contact us today.

Call 503-435-4557

Reasons for inpatient hospitalization may be multiple and varied with each individual patient. Factors may include:

  • Attempts or threats of suicide
  • Changes in sleeping patterns
  • Confusion, disorientation, memory changes
  • Inability to care for self or home
  • Abrupt changes in behavior
  • Isolation and withdrawal from friends and family
  • Inability to concentrate, sudden decrease in intellectual functioning
  • Seeing or hearing things that no one else sees or hears
  • Impaired understanding of reality
  • Difficulty with impulse control
  • Increased or decreased appetite
  • Uncharacteristic anger, irritability or agitation
  • Extended and extreme grief over a loss

Who will provide my care?

The decision to place a loved one in geropsychiatric care is always difficult. Our health care team understands that difficulty, and we encourage family involvement in patient care. We provide caring, supportive psychiatric care in a safe and secure environment. Our treatment programs are designed to meet each individuals unique needs.

Treatment includes group therapy, medication management, activities, family education and support to help patients improve their social, physical and emotional functioning.

The treatment team includes:


Care is supervised by a medical director and provider who specialize in management of mental and behavioral symptoms. Patients can expect to see the psychiatrist daily.

Nursing Staff

Specialty trained registered nurses (RNs) partner with certified nursing assistants (CNAs) to provide care and ensure that treatment occurs in a safe and therapeutic environment. Nurses manage medications and assess patients for any side effects. They also help patients better understand their illness and medications.

Social Workers

Social workers provide group counseling and emotional support. The social worker has primary responsibility for discharge planning and assists patients and family in making decisions regarding discharge and after care plans.

Occupational Therapists

Occupational therapists provide assessment and a variety of therapeutic activities including reminiscence activities, cognitive stimulation, coping strategies, leisure education and exercise.

If you have a patient or loved one who you believe would benefit from this type of intensive care, or you would like more information on our services, please call our intake coordinator at 503-435-4544

Senior Behavioral Health Resources

Helpful Phone Numbers:

Call 211 for social services/resources in your community

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-8255

Veterans Crisis Line- 1-800-273-8255 option 1

Helpful Websites:

Alzheimer’s Association Website 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)- Oregon

Community Mental Health Programs-Oregon (by County)

Yamhill County Adult Behavioral Health

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