Senior Life

SENIOR LIFE UNIT

Experience the Difference: Our Geriatric Psychiatric Unit

Senior Life is a 10-bed inpatient psychiatric unit designed for adults ages 55 years and older. We specialize in treating and relieving symptoms for senior patients who have psychiatric conditions and behavioral/emotional disturbances. Our highly skilled psychiatric team offers patients safe and comprehensive behavioral health treatment.

Our Services

We offer 24-hour supervision; Crisis intervention; protection from self-harm in our recently renovated, ligature free environment; medication management, professional psychiatric evaluation and individualized treatment planning; Personalized education for patients, families, and care givers; and Discharge planning with continuing care coordination. Family meetings are encouraged and are scheduled prior to discharge.

Symptoms We Treat

  • Delusions
  • Psychoses
  • Social Withdrawal
  • Anxiety and stress related issues
  • Acute and Chronic depressive illness
  • Sudden or unexplained changes in behavior
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia with psychiatric components
  • Agitation
  • Depression
  • Grief and/or Loss
  • Other Psychiatric Related Conditions

Admission Process

Many patients who are admitted to Senior Life are referred from an emergency department, or another medical professional. Self-referrals are welcome. We accept Medicare A & B and some Medicare Advantage plans with prior pre-certification.

Our Care Providers

Each patient will receive focuses care from our skilled behavioral health interdisciplinary team that includes:

  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychiatric Nurses
  • Psychiatric Technicians
  • Medical Physicians
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers
  • Dietician
  • Activity Therapy
  • Pharmacological Services
  • OT/PT/ST

If you have questions about whether you or a loved one would benefit from inpatient psychiatric care, please call (601) 663-1464 or (601) 663-1465 for guidance and further details about our unit.

Our Locations

While you're busy planning your family's life, couldn't you use a little help planning your family's health? At Neshoba General, we are growing our family of providers to help you meet the ever changing and demanding needs you have in order to keep your family healthy and well.

With convenient locations, more physicians, specialty services and even an urgent care center ready to provide you with fast care without the emergency room wait, you can count on Neshoba General. Visit each of our clinic pages and discover what Neshoba General's team of professional and caring physicians can do to help you and your family.

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