12/9/15 (Richmond, Va) – Diamond Healthcare Corporation (Diamond), a leading provider of population health services throughout the United States, is improving the accessibility and support available to older adults with mental health needs in nursing homes and other residential care facilities.
Dr. Jonathan Lee's poster on a Clonidine addiction case at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) Annual Meeting and Symposium drew a great crowd in Huntington Beach, CA this month.
Some of the interactions involved the following comments:
“Clonidine is not typically associated with addictive properties”
“We use Clonidine all the time at the hospital for cancer and other pain”
“I didn’t know that Clonidine had a street value”
“Does this case really represent Clonidine addiction?”
Providing Care for Senior Adults - Senior adults who suffer with mental health issues should not have to face the debilitating stresses alone, nor should they feel isolated in their condition. The caring staff at Dalhart Senior Care Solutions is ready and more than willing to provide physical, mental and emotional care to patients dealing with emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders.
Congratulations to Ann Belvin, VP Recruitment, at Diamond. Ann received the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional accreditation by meeting the experience, education and demonstrated competency and knowledge required as established by SHRM.
Congratulations to the Behavioral Health team at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, LA for soaring through their Joint Commission Survey.
"Our team was great and we passed the Joint Commission Survey with 'zero' – yes, that’s right, 'zero' deficiencies," stated Nicole Beer, Program Director.
The 18-bed unit serving adults ages 18– 62 opened in December of 2013 and has been open for just under two years. This was the first full accreditation survey by Joint Commission in this timeframe.
Diamond is pleased to celebrate the partnership and opening of a new 20-bed inpatient behavioral health nursing unit for seniors at Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH) in Decatur, Ill. The newly remodeled 13,000 square foot nursing unit is designed specifically for adults ages 55 and over who are experiencing a wide range of emotional, social and behavioral issues that affect the healthy function of their daily lives.
(Richmond,VA) – Diamond Healthcare Corporation is pleased to announce Dr. Shirley Repta has joined The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place as the Chief Executive Officer.
October 8, 2015 is National Depression Screening Day. Diamond programs across the nation are in the community on this very important day armed with depression information on identifying risk factors and depression screening tools. Screenings are important in all areas of health whether for high blood pressure, diabetes or depression. A quick, easy and confidential way to determine if you may be experiencing depression is to take an online mental health screening.
Congratulations to the great team at Hunt Regional Outpatient Behavioral Health Program in Commerce, Texas. They were recipients of the "Business is Booming" award presented by Mike Klepin, Hunt Memorial Hospital District Administrator, at September's Administrative Leadership Meeting.
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