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Senior Behavioral Health

Referrals to Inpatient Unit Available 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week

The Senior Behavioral Health Unit (SBHU) at Roxborough Memorial Hospital is a 24-bed, inpatient care unit serving adults 65 years of age or older who voluntarily seek behavioral health services and require a short inpatient stay. Treatment is available for a variety of conditions including, but not limited to depression, psychosis, bipolar disorder and anxiety.

For further information, contact us at 215-509-6800.

The SBHU is designed to educate patient and families to better manage their conditions and ongoing recovery by developing healthier coping skills and a safe and secure follow-up plan for post discharge care.

Senior Behavioral Health Program offers patients:

  • Group and Activity Therapy
  • Anger and Stress Coping Skills
  • Medication Education
  • Family Education

Senior Behavioral Health is appropriate if you, or a loved one is experiencing an escalation or worsening of ongoing symptoms of any of the following:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Disordered thinking
  • Change in sleep habits
  • Change in enjoyment and participation in daily activities
  • Lack of attention to personal hygiene
  • Increased fear of being alone
  • Grief (Not adjusting to loss of a loved one)
  • Poor adjustment to change
  • Wanting to harm others
For information on the Senior Behavioral Health Unit or if you are concerned for your loved one, please call 215-509-6800.

Roxborough Memorial Hospital was proud to receive The Joint Commission Gold Seal Of Approval.