When your loved one is suffering from sudden changes in their mental or physical condition, it can threaten their well-being.
This is especially true when your loved one:
The goal of inpatient geriatric psychiatric care is to help older adults experience fewer disruptive behaviors and slow their rate of mental decline.
MultiCare's Geriatric Inpatient Psychiatric Unit is located at MultiCare Auburn Medical Center, and specializes in memory care and emotional wellness.
Our 38-bed inpatient unit is unique to our area. Here we provide compassionate care and rehabilitation to older adults experiencing a range of mental health conditions. Two separate units — an emotional wellness unit for adults 50 and older, and a memory wellness unit for adults age 60 and over — allow us to offer specialized treatment for dementia and for treatment of other disorders such as schizophrenia, depression and anxiety. Our hospital setting also allows us to provide any medical support they need.
Working side by side with you and your family, our experienced team monitors your loved one’s progress and adjust treatment plans to meet their changing needs.
Our team includes:
Your loved one’s treatment program may include:
Regular contact with familiar faces is also an important part of your loved one’s care. Families are welcome to visit any day of the week, even on holidays.
Our medical director hosts weekly family sessions where you can get more information and meet other families. When your loved one is well enough to return home, we provide ongoing follow-up care through our Older Adult Services program.
For inpatient hospitalization inquiries, please call 253-545-2336, Monday-Friday, 8am to 4:30pm. After hours and weekends, call 253-545-2813.