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Mental Health Department., Adult/Older Adult Division., 24 Hour Care Unit

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Mental Health Department., Adult/Older Adult Division., 24 Hour Care Unit

Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System

Description:

Administers SB155 Supplemental Rates program and provides in-service training and consultation to residential care facility staff. Provides screening, evaluation and assessment for SMI adults and older adults requiring long-term care. Provides liaison to acute psychiatric hospitals for evaluation of clients' need for placement. Provides assistance with discharge planning when diversion from locked facility is recommended. Authorizes placements through collaboration with hospital, family, service teams, L-facilities and acute hospitals. Provides direct case management throughout hospital stay, or via liaison with service team, to ensure timely discharge to unlocked community placements and service for ongoing treatment needs.

Location

Public Transit:

VTA stops in front.
2221 Enborg Lane, San Jose, CA 95128 37.3110504 -121.9382902 Other

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair

Services

Fees:

As required by public benefit programs. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

Audience:

Chronically mentally ill adults and older adults in need of locked long-term care, or at risk of needing locked psychiatric care

Eligibility:

DSM IV diagnosed seriously mentally ill (SMI), requiring locked placement to ensure safety. Must be conserved under LPS conservatorship in Santa Clara County. Must be linked with specialty service team

How to Apply:

Referral by hospital psychiatrist and discharge planner or treatment team only, in collaboration with outpatient service team. Referral forms available upon request.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies.

Service Areas:

  • Santa Clara County