ABOUT WELLSTAR COBB HOSPITAL
WellStar Health System operates 11 hospitals and eight urgent care centers in Georgia. Its WellStar Cobb Hospital, located 20 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta, is a medical hospital that offers assistance with psychiatric emergencies, as well as provides a partial hospitalization program (PHP), an intensive outpatient program (IOP), and a residential treatment for clients seeking treatment for substance abuse. Medical detox is available on site.are also available.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
All new admissions to the behavioral-health wing of WellStar Cobb Hospital are overseen by a psychiatrist. Following admission, a multidisciplinary team puts together an individualized treatment plan, taking into account the medical and biochemical factors of each client’s condition. Admissions for adults can be facilitated at any time.
Treatment consists of psychotherapy, medication management, and group work. Clients can receive 24-hour observation and assessments to identify key concerns. Clients also participate in talk therapy and recreational therapy. Education courses are used as well. Aftercare planning is integrated into the process.
Clients and their families can participate in workshops to help clients learn sober living skills. Workshops are held on a periodic basis, but education courses are always available. Clients are encouraged to finish as many education courses as possible to get the most benefit out of the program.
Clients also participate in recreational therapy programs to promote holistic development. There are a range of activities to participate in. Recreational therapy is worked into each client’s treatment schedule based on his or her ability to participate and treatment needs.
Family involvement is strongly encouraged throughout the treatment process. Family counseling is offered to help clients rebuild relationships. As clients prepare to transition out of treatment, they work with qualified aftercare planning case managers to develop a plan for continued sober living.
The treatment staff at WellStar Cobb Hospital consists of nursing staff, physicians, and psychiatric specialists. A range of other staff members may be on hand in the other areas of the hospital. All staff members have the appropriate licensure and accreditations for their fields.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
WellStar Cobb is a 382-bed facility. There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. However, the two reviewers polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave four out of five stars or higher ratings for the quality of the accommodations.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, one alum has submitted feedback about this location of WellStar Cobb Hospital. The feedback was positive.
The alum gave four out of five stars for the accommodation and amenities, treatment effectiveness, and the meals and nutrition. The alum praised the one on one treatment, but thought the group counseling options were “weak.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
One loved one of a former patient of WellStar Cobb Hospital has provided feedback to Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing. The anonymous female respondent gave the facility mostly all positive ratings in all categories, including five out of five stars for accommodations and four stars for treatment effectiveness and meals & nutrition.
The loved one gave high four- and five-star ratings for the fairness of the facility’s cell phone and visitation policy, the cleanliness and physical maintenance of the facility, and the affordablility, inlcuding any scholarships or financial assistance that were made available. The loved one praised the staff members who are willing to listen, though indicated that there is not enough one-on-one time.
The loved one wrote that a strength of the facility was that “workers listen and talk with you about problems you have and can solve” When asked about weaknesses she responded, “not enough time or workers to help with one on one helping.”
WellStar is in-network with most insurance companies. Each year, the company publishes a new list of insurance companies that it partners with, and admissions staff can help clients confirm coverage. Self-pay with credit and debit cards is also accepted.