The Lakes Unit: A Behavioral Care Unit

Lakes Behavioral Care Unit

The Lakes Unit: A Behavioral Care Unit will be accepting admissions and referrals beginning February 19th, 2019.

Behavioral Care Unit Criteria

  • Has a primary dx of a psychiatric disorder (e.g., schizophrenia, major recurrent depression, and bipolar, delusional, or schizo-affective disorders) or other chronic psychiatric disorder
  • Is not a danger to self or others but may exhibit antisocial or other behaviors
  • Is able to ambulate independently with or without an assistive device.
  • Is able to pivot transfer, without mechanical lifts
  • Meets the assessment criteria of the PASARR II, requiring placement in a nursing home
  • Is eligible for placement according to the Level of Care Determination process
  • Is able to give informed consent or has been adjudicated incompetent by a court of law and assigned a guardian or has Durable Power of Attorney with healthcare clause

*This would exclude alcohol and substance abuse, primary dx of Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia resulting from organic or physical disorders.

For referrals and needed admissions, please call us at (517) 775-6524

MediLodge of Lansing is located at 731 Starkweather Drive | Lansing, MI

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