Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Seniors Program Review
The senior program at Old Vineyard Behavioral Health offers inpatient care for older adults who are struggling with psychiatric disorders, anxiety and/or depression. The treatment is similar to the adult treatment track, but integrates age-appropriate approaches. This program is designed to address a variety of mental health issues includes co-occurring substance use disorders. Old Vineyard applies evidence-based treatment methods and individualized care plans along with medication management. In addition to the standard treatment methods at this facility, there are also tracks to address mood disorders and trauma related mental illness.
Accommodations and Food
Old Vineyard’s facility is situated on a campus that has over 16 acres. The seniors living units is separated from the adolescent and adult clients. The entire program has 160 beds, with 112 dedicated to the adult and senior program. The senior units are slightly larger than the other bedrooms and include en suite bathrooms. All the rooms have wheelchair access and call buttons to reach staff around the clock.
The senior unit has their own dining room and kitchen on site, laundry facilities and private courtyard. All meals are enjoyed in the community room.
Treatment and Staff
The senior program has a similar schedule and structure to the adult track, but uses alternative approaches and methods to accommodate their specific circumstances. On a typical day, the senior clients attend groups that address healthy living skills, gaol development, nutrition education and tips on how to reduce stress. There is also more time in between activities and groups than the regular adult track.
Each client has a personalized treatment plan and during the initial assessment process there is a diagnosis given to the client along with a detailed description of what they can expect during their stay.
Treatment includes a series of skill building exercises and groups, mindfulness, recreation and light exercise, and pet therapy. These approaches are person centered and adapts to accommodate each client needs based on their assessment. Commonly CBT and DBT are used during treatment.
The seniors program is overseen by psychiatrists and therapists who specialize in geriatric care.
Family involvement and participation for senior clients is strongly encouraged. This is to help with the recovery process, but also to allow for the client to feel a bit more at ease during their program. The family program consists of group therapy sessions.
The senior program is a slower paced version of the adult track at Old Vineyard, but uses the same basis approaches and concepts. This treatment is sensitive to the experience that older clients may be having at the time of admission, and work to set their minds at ease throughout the process.
Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Location
3637 Old Vineyard Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
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