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HOSPITAL OPENS GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRIC UNIT

Davis Hospital and Medical Center, 1600 W. Antelope Drive, officially opened its new Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatric Unit last month.

The new unit has been developed and staffed in cooperation with Horizon Mental Health Management from Denton, Texas. Dr. Welby Jensen, a psychiatrist specializing in geriatrics, is the medical director for the 10-bed unit.The GeroPsychiatric Program provides 24-hour-a-day intensive treatment for patients age 65 and older who are suffering from acute psychiatric disorders, cognitive impairment or other age-related psychological disabilities.