Behavioral Health Services at Lake Shore Health Care Center
Lake Shore Health Care Center’s Adult Behavioral Health Unit (ABHU) is a 20-bed, secure area, designed to provide high quality medical care for patients' psychiatric diagnoses including psychosis, anxiety, and depression.
To qualify for our inpatient psychiatric services, a person must be 18 years of age or older and have a primary psychiatric diagnosis. Each potential admission is evaluated on a case-by-case basis to ensure that the needs of the patient can safely be met while being treated at our program.
ABHU patients will receive psychiatric and medical assessments, diagnostic testing, physical and occupational therapy, group and individual therapy, around the clock nursing and medical support, basic life skills enrichment, nutritional consultation, social work care management services, and recreational therapy.
Some of our basic services include:
- Behavioral Health Diagnostic Assessment & Evaluation
- 24-Hour Behavioral Health Monitoring & Supervision
- Medication Stabilization & Management
- Individual, Group, and Family Therapy
- Patient and Family Education
- Discharge and Aftercare Planning
At Lake Shore Health Care Center we believe our Behavioral Health Unit stand out amongst our peers so well because of unique attributes such as our 24-hour nursing care, peaceful patio setting for group programs and interactions, and ‘no restraint’ policy.
“By far, this inpatient program was better than any other inpatient program I have been in,” said one prior patient in a recent survey.
"I'm so happy I turned to Lake Shore Health Care Center when things got rough. They helped my husband and our whole family,” said another community member.
So, how do you know if it is time to get professional advice for you or a loved one? If you are experiencing four or more of the following symptoms, we strongly advise you take a closer look at our services:
- Severe Mood Swings
- Medication Non-Compliance
- Suicidal/ Homicidal Behavior
- Delusions and/or Hallucinations
- Depressive Symptoms
This unit recently won an award for its outstanding contributions to clinical excellence and high quality patient outcomes. The Program is a leader in innovative clinical practice and demonstrates clinical proficiency through its clinical team’s contributions to their respective clinical specialties.
The recipient of this award provides quality treatment services and educational contributions to patients, families, and the hospital community, provides an outstanding monitoring system, and exceeds clinical benchmarks.
Lake Shore Health Care Center
845 Routes 5 & 20
Irving, NY 14081
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