Winston Medical Center -Turning Point Mature Adult Care Unit provides evaluation and treatment of patients typically over 55 years of age. We provide comprehensive care to help patients deal with issues that occur during the aging process.
Aging brings on many challenges. Decreased physical and mental capabilities, the loss of loved ones and reduced independence can mean significant changes in the lives of seniors. Sometimes, specialized care is needed – and that’s where we can help.
At Turning Point, we can help you through some of life’s stresses brought on by a serious change in medical condition. As part of our program, we review prescription and over the counter medication to ensure maximum therapeutic effect for our seniors. Additional treatments may include:
- Medication Management
- Medical Evaluation
- Psychiatric Evaluation
- Individual and Group Therapy
- Multi-disciplinary Treatment Team Approach
- Educational Groups
- Stress Management and Coping Skills
- Problem Solving Skills
- Motivational Therapy
- Family Participation
- Communication Skills
- Grief and Loss Therapy
- Socialization Skills
- Leisure and Relaxation Skills
- Recreational Activities
- Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy
Turning Point provides treatment for depression, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease accompanied by behavioral issues occurring during the aging process.
Turning Point staff includes experienced and board-certified geriatric psychiatrist, social workers, activity therapists, pharmacists, nurses, chaplains, program director, and mental health technicians.
Who could benefit from Turning Point?
As our loved ones get older, we may notice a sudden or a more prolonged change in their behavior or mood. This may indicate the presence of a mental illness. Some symptoms include:
- Severe memory loss
- Increased social withdrawal
- Suicidal thoughts or behaviors
- Sleep disturbances
- Extreme fluctuation in weight
- Loss of interest in appearance
- Poor concentration
- Prolonged grieving
What do you need to do if you have a loved one who you think might benefit from Turning Point?
- Physicians, healthcare professionals, home health agencies, nursing homes, senior living centers, family members or self referrals may be made to Turning Point by contacting the program directly at 662-779-0173.