UofL Health – Peace Hospital’s Geriatric Inpatient Program provides short-term inpatient psychiatric treatment for senior adults, age 55 and older. Our secure 20-bed unit is specifically designed for the unique needs of older adults.

We provide treatment for a range of mental health and substance use disorders, including depression, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar and agitation associated with dementia.

Our comprehensive treatment program includes:

  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Medication evaluation and management
  • Medically supervised drug and alcohol detoxification
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Recreational, expressive and educational therapy
  • Patient and family education
  • Occupational, speech and physical therapy as needed
  • Pastoral counseling

Our team

During an individual’s stay, our treatment team will focus on crisis stabilization and supporting the patient’s return to their home community or to a less restrictive level of care.

Our interdisciplinary team includes:

  • Board-certified psychiatrists
  • Gerontologists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Registered nurses
  • Master’s level therapists
  • Mental health technicians
  • Activity therapists
  • Occupational, speech and physical therapists
  • Chaplains

Telehealth and 24/7 mobile assessments are available.

Contact us

Louisville Area | 502-451-3333

Central/Eastern Kentucky Area | 859-313-3515

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