Once you arrive at the hospital, an admission specialist will meet with you to answer questions you may have and will verify the reasons that brought you to the hospital. You will be asked to fill out several required admission forms and then will be accompanied to the unit. As with any medical appointment, it is important that you arrive on time for your admission.
Please note that, for your safety and the safety of other patients, the inpatient units are locked. From this point on, you cannot leave the unit without staff escort. A nurse or psychiatric technician will greet you, and place your belonging in a secure storage area. (Please note that some items will be returned right away, some will need to stay in storage until the staff have assessed your safety level; other items must stay in storage but can be checked out for your use.) A nurse will complete an assessment with you to identify your medical needs. Within the first 24 hours you will meet with members of the treatment team to assess and coordinate your plan of care. The information collected about you will help the staff get a better picture of your situation and help develop a comprehensive treatment plan.
A residential counselor will greet you, explain our program in detail and then begin the belongings check (any inappropriate items will be returned to your family or secured by Rogers Memorial staff). During your first week you can expect that a variety of assessments will be conducted by clinical staff to assess and coordinate your plan of care. The gathering of this assessment information directs the development of an individualized treatment plan.
Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment:
You will be introduced to a member of the treatment team who will describe the schedule and clarify any questions. You then will meet with the treatment team to assess and coordinate your plan of care. The information collected about you will help the staff get a better picture of your situation and help develop a comprehensive treatment plan.