Behavioral and Mental Health

Geriatric Unit Addresses Mood Disorders in Seniors

Mercy Hospital Geriatric Inpatient Unit provides care for mood disorders and other mental health concerns for seniors in Northeast Wisconsin.

Mercy Hospital Geriatric Inpatient Unit

For Oshkosh and Fox Valley area residents, Ascension mental health specialists focus on the needs of seniors. Our Geriatric Inpatient Unit at Mercy Hospital treats adults of all ages with special programs for the elderly. Our care team includes psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses and social workers. We focus on restoring emotional support and a higher quality of life.

For more information, call 920-223-3530.

Our personalized team approach ensures good communication and compassionate care for all involved.

Our Geriatric Behavioral Health Team

We offer inpatient treatment for:

  • Abuse (all types)
  • Anxiety disorders (phobias, panic attacks)
  • Depression
  • Failure to thrive and eating disorders
  • Grief and loss issues
  • Mood disorders, anger issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Thought disorders contributing to memory lapse

Note: The Affinity Geriatric Inpatient Unit is not designed for patients with dementia (Alzheimer’s disease) as a primary diagnosis.

Our personalized treatments and resources for older adults include:

  • Thorough assessments and evaluations by a team of specialists
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Group sessions with optional family-based meeting
  • Occupational therapy
  • Discharge planning and follow-up recommendations

As a faith-based health system, our specialists work with you and your caregivers to address your needs, so together we can remove obstacles to better health and heal the mind, body and spirit.

As a related behavioral and mental health service, Ascension NE Wisconsin also offers Opioid Dependency Treatment Program that is adaptable to the needs of seniors.

Featured Location

  • Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus

    In Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus and ER is a critical care hospital with advanced specialty care services.

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