ABOUT RICHLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRIC UNIT
Richland Memorial Hospital’s Psychiatric Unit provides inpatient treatment for adults, aged 18 and older, with severe mental health issues.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Beginning with a medical examination, the hospital’s psychiatric unit oversees each patient’s through over the course of their short stay here, ranging from four to six days in length. Adults attend regular meetings with the unit’s psychiatrist, as well as several therapy and education sessions each day. Whenever possible, families and other loved ones are involved in the treatment process.
Follow-up care and referrals are made to ensure each patient’s smooth transition back into the community.
The multidisciplinary treatment team consists of a psychiatrist, a social worker an activity therapist, psychiatric nurses, and other trained professionals.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information provided by the hospital regarding its living arrangements or related offerings, yet the two Best-rehabs.com reviewers both awarded the unit four-star ratings for its accommodations and meal quality, one adding: “Snacks and drinks were available at leisure times.”
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing there has been one alum polled by Best-rehabs.com. The reviewer expressed a positive experience with Richmond Memorial Hospital. The anonymous client gave the facility four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, five stars for accommodations & amenities, and five stars for meals & nutrition. He did not comment on the availability of counseling options to choose from depending on client preferences.
He strongly agreed that the facility is adequately equipped and staffed to treat co-occurring mental health problems, and strongly agreed that facility staff are experienced and well-trained. He felt that the facility had several strengths including a long history of operation, good reputation, great staff, and single rooms. He felt that the facility could improve upon offering diverse types of activities. He also added that Richmond is a great place to “learn about your problems and how to set goals.”
WHAT FRIENDS AND FAMILY SAY
At the time of this writing there has been one friend or family member of a client polled by Best-rehabs.com. The anonymous loved one indicated their experience with the facility was positive. The reviewer gave the facility four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, four stars for accommodations & amenities, and four stars for meals & nutrition.
He was neutral on whether or not he would recommend this facility to a friend or loved one who was considering rehab. He agreed that there are many counseling options to choose from depending on client preferences, strongly agreed that the facility is adequately equipped and staffed to treat co-occurring mental health problems, and agreed that facility staff are experienced and well-trained. He did not comment on additional strengths or weaknesses of the facility.
For those in need, the hospital offers free or discounted care through one of its financial assistance programs.