ABOUT WELLMONT HEALTH SYSTEM RIDGEVIEW PAVILION
A part of the Wellmont Health System, a healthcare provider in the Tri-Cities region of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, Ridgeview Pavilion is an inpatient facility for adult men and women that treats a wide variety of psychiatric disorders. It’s located in the Tennessee city of Kingsport and focuses on short-term crisis intervention, medication assessment, and stabilization. Medical services are available at Wellmont’s Bristol Regional Medical Center, which is located about 30 miles away.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
All clients receive a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation upon admission. The program at Ridgeview is intensive, short-term, and designed to stabilize clients and assist them in transitioning back to community-based life and the home environment.
Treatment includes medication assessment and management, individual counseling, and family therapy, as well as case management and outpatient referral services to other Wellmont programs in Bristol, Kingsport, and Southwest Virginia.
The treatment team includes psychiatrists board-certified in both adult and geriatric psychiatry. The one former client polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility three out of five stars for its level of staff support, while the one loved one gave the hospital five out of five stars for its staff’s level of training and experience.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
This is a secured psychiatric facility with 28 beds.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The one former client polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility a negative review. While they awarded the facility three out of five stars for its treatment effectiveness, the reviewer told Best-rehabs.com that the program was “not helpful whatsoever.”
On its Facebook page to date, Wellmont Health System as a whole received an average rating of 3.9 out of five stars based on 380 reviews.
WHAT FRIENDS AND FAMILY SAY
The one loved one surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave Ridgeview Pavilion a mostly positive review, awarding the facility four or five out of five stars for its treatment effectiveness, its treatment of co-occurring disorders, its cleanliness, and its administrative and discharge procedures. “They care about patients and are good to family,” they wrote.
According to the facility’s website, a wide variety of HMO, PPO, and POS insurance plans are accepted. Financial assistance is also offered to clients who qualify.