Peninsula Behavioral Health – Peninsula Hospital

Peninsula Behavioral Health – Peninsula Hospital

ABOUT PENINSULA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – PENINSULA HOSPITAL

Peninsula Behavioral Health (affiliated with Parkwest Medical Center) operates Peninsula Hospital in Louisville, Tenn. The acute inpatient facility treats adults, adolescents and children struggling with primary psychiatric as well as dually diagnosed substance use disorders. On-site medical detoxification is available. The behavioral health agency also runs five East Tennessee outpatient facilities, including its main site for substance abuse intensive outpatient programming, Peninsula Lighthouse in Knoxville. Additional clinics are in Knoxville, Sevierville, Lenoir City, and Maryville

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Inpatient care Peninsula Behavioral Health’s Peninsula Hospital is oriented toward short-term crisis stabilization and includes 24-hour medical observation and medication management. The hospital’s adolescent program prioritizes structure, and treatment teams practice trauma-informed care.

When patients become stable, they receive a plan for continuing care, which may include referral to one of Peninsula’s outpatient facilities. The agency’s outpatient programming emphasizes education and support group participation.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

According to the Peninsula Behavioral Health website, Peninsula Hospital’s multidisciplinary treatment staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and licensed therapists..

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

There is currently no information provided by the 155-bed Peninsula Hospital regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. However, data from five alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date suggests an older, clinical setting. “Accommodations were fair, meals were great,” an anonymous alum wrote.

Facility Cleanliness and Upkeep: 2.6/5

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

Of the five former clients polled by Best-rehabs.com, two indicated moderate likeliness to recommend Peninsula Hospital in Louisville to others and three would not recommend. Four of the five agreed that their inpatient experience was successful, but otherwise data reflects low satisfaction on average.

Staff Experience and Training: 2.4/5

On Google, 38 individuals contributed to an average rating of 2.8 out of five stars. Favorable feedback tended to feature the staff and overall treatment, while criticism cited poor accommodations and inadequate activity, especially time outside. A couple of alumni described rude treatment by staff in otherwise positive reviews.

“I was treated very good and thought the doctor was excellent,” S.P. wrote in a representative comment. Another alum concurred with a Best-rehabs.com reviewer that Peninsula Hospital provided inadequate help in addressing long-term recovery. H.J. wrote of the staff that she “liked all of them,” but the beds and food “were horrible”.[1]

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

The two loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com also observed the limitations of short-term inpatient treatment, but reported overall effective treatment for their family members.

About a dozen of the Google reviews for Peninsula Hospital were from friends and family members, whose opinions trended toward negative. About one-third cited poor communication from the facility as a weakness. Loved ones also repeatedly characterized the treatment (including references to Peninsula Behavioral Health’s outpatient programming) as inadequate. “My wife had a good (sometimes boring) experience and received great treatment,” loved one B.M. wrote, while noting that follow-up care was infrequent and disappointing.

A sole CiteHealth review, posted by an alum’s parent, reported that “it was three days before the doctor called us” after their daughter’s admittance. “It was a safe place, but that would be about it,” they concluded.[2]

WHAT STAFF SAY

Best-rehabs.com has not yet received any feedback from this facility’s current or former employees. However, 21 staffers offered feedback for Peninsula Hospital in Louisville, split evenly between positive, negative, and moderate. More than one-third cited understaffing as a problem. Under-trained staff but also a positive teamwork approach also received multiple mentions.

FINANCING

According to the Peninsula Behavioral Health Peninsula Hospital website, commercial insurance, private pay, Tennessee’s Medicaid, and Medicare are accepted.

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://citehealth.com/reviews/6588
[3] https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Peninsula-Hospital/reviews?fcountry=US&floc=Louisville%2C+TN

Reviews about Peninsula Behavioral Health – Peninsula Hospital

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  • Round the clock staff. Different classes throughout the day to help manage your issue.
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    My sister was having a hard time during her rehab, and they helped make it super easy for her. Too many people there at a time My sister was in there and she has been changed ever since, she has never went back to her old vices.
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  • They occasionally let you go outside. They're a very unprofessional facility. They won't let you have friends or use pens.
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  • Wait time Low staff Great place for treatment
    My sister came out of the facility after one week with a better understanding of her problems.
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  • 3 people to a room, no privacy.
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  • no reason to be there, my head wound was not addressed, I was in horrible pain, I fell, hit my head and blacked out , and was taken there in a police wagon in hand cuffs in bare feet and no underwear, it was the most horrific experience ever, the beds like rocks,,pillows a joke, furnishings awful, floors filthy, bathroom filthy, I was given the wrong medication , and they refused to give me my prescribed meds, also was almost 2 days before I had a meal I could eat due to my digestive issues,,,it was HORRIBLE. A joke at best, no one 'listens' the group sessions are a joke, , there is no where to go exercise , you mostly have to stay in your room or in the activity room which is a dump, and after much complaining, they finally turned off the tv station that was constantly showing true crime shows.
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    My cousin needs long-term residential tx & she was only there 2 wks. I prefer a freestanding tx center, as opposed to a hospital setting.
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  • Nice people Good therapy sessions. This facility helped me in my time of need! There was a great supportive system for me in that place!
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  • Strengths: Accommodations were fair, meals were great. Weaknesses: Unable to go outside for a period of time. This facility was more for behavioral and mental problems than for substance abuse; however, many patients were abusing prescription drugs at some point.
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  • Very nice and clean facilities. nice staff well located. Strengths: staffs knowledge. Weaknesses: cost for certain programs.
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  • Location was great but price was a downfall. Super friendly and welcoming makes you feel at home.
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  • There outpatient programs and inpatient facility was very effective and a comforting enviroment. Strengths: compassion and not judgemental. Weaknesses: under staffed.