The Senior Care Program at Ouachita County Medical Center is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week, to assist senior adults and their families. Hospital services are covered by Medicare and most insurance policies. The number to call is: 870-836-1348 or 870-836-1350. Making A Difference Through Caring & Understanding Ouachita specializes in treating
- Anxiety Disorders
- Alzheimer's Disease
The warning signs of these diseases may include:
- Change in appetite
- Extreme fluctuations in weight
- Sleep disturbances
- Motor retardation/agitation
- Fatigue, loss of energy
- Depressed, irritable mood
- Increased social withdrawal
- Loss of interest in appearance
- Feelings of worthlessness
- Suicidal thoughts
- Difficulty thinking
- Severe memory loss
An inpatient program treating senior adults at times of mental health crises. The Senior Care Program at Ouachita County Medical Center is a specialized program designed for senior adults experiencing behavioral changes.
We are Dedicated to Providing...
- Comprehensive Medical and Psychiatric Assessments
- A team approach to our treatment methods and program
- Short-term approach to our treatment methods and programs
- A program of continued support for physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual wholeness
Ouachita Offers Hope for the Individual
Ouachita's Senior Care Program treats the individual patient's needs physically, psychologically, emotionally & spiritually. In a highly supportive environment, patients participate in an individually planned course of treatment. This treatment combines individual, family and group therapy with group activities. From the initial evaluation to discharge planning, our goal is the same, treat the whole person and assist them in working toward their fullest potential. Hope for the Patient's Family
It is difficult for most families to accept that professional care has become a necessity for their loved one. Peace of mind comes with the knowledge that the right choices have been made and the patient is receiving the very best care available.
Ouachita County Medical Center's Senior Care Program develops an individually tailored treatment plan for each client. To meet their every need, our program also offers a broad variety of daily programs and activities including:
- Group Counseling
- Individual Counseling
- Reminiscent Therapy
- Letter Writing
- Continued Care Planning
- Medication Management
- Music Therapy
- Activity Therapy
- Family Therapy
At Ouachita County Medical Center, the patient's treatment does not end when they leave our facility. Aftercare plays an important role in our comprehensive program. To ensure a patient's continuing care, our staff conducts sessions on site at the hospital or travels to the patient's nursing home or skilled nursing facility.'
Physicians, health professionals and family members can refer patients to Ouachita County Medical Center Senior Care Program by calling 870-836-1350. A confidential consultation is available at no charge. Consultations may be provided in the person's home or at the hospital.