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Senior Behavioral Health Unit 


In a time of mental-health crisis, seniors deserve compassionate care tailored to their unique needs. At Bristol Hospital, we offer a brand-new, 6,150-square-foot, state-of-the-art Senior Behavioral Health Unit, with 15 private and semi-private rooms. Our hospitalization program is designed to enable our patients, who are 65 and older, to reach their treatment goals, receive education and support, and be connected with services that help them maintain health after discharge.

Typical conditions we treat:

     •  Depression
     •  Anxiety
     •  Psychosis
     •  Dementia
     •  Other age-related behavioral changes

What you can expect:

     •  Initial individual assessment by a board-certified, fellowship-trained geriatric
        psychiatrist who works in collaboration with our skilled, consulting internal-
        medicine physicians
     •  Expert psychopharmacology (the use of medications to alleviate symptoms)
     •  Group therapy
     •  Leisure activities
     •  Occupational-therapy assessments


Our environment:

     •  Well lighted and uniquely-planned rooms and common areas 
     •  Secure patient areas designed with patient-safety in mind
     •  Lots of light
     •  Recreation areas equipped with a television, chairs, and tables.

To contact Senior Behavioral Health, please call 860.585.34840.

Watch our video walk-through of the Senior Behavioral Health Unit