MedOptions is the nation’s leading provider of behavioral health services to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. We provide comprehensive assessments and treatments through a multidisciplinary team of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers.
Our clinicians provide consistent, quality behavioral health services to nursing home residents. They make a difference in the lives of the residents they serve.
Our clinicians are experts in geriatric and behavioral health medicine. Together, we work with the nursing home staff to improve the patients’ quality of life.
MedOptions partners with skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in the Northeast and Mid- Atlantic states to provide expert behavioral health services, improving the overall mental health in elderly patients through the use of memory care evaluations, medication management, and behavioral interventions. Our clinicians are experienced in dementia care and Alzheimer’s care, long term behavioral health care in elderly populations, and memory care services.
MedOptions multidisciplinary teams are comprised of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, and licensed clinical social workers. Our clinicians collaborate with our partnering skilled nursing and assisted living facilities to provide elderly mental health services conveniently onsite.
Our clinicians begin by completing all appropriate assessments and evaluations, then determining an individualized plan for the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, mental illness, and overall emotional health. We combine both medication management as well as behavioral interventions and psychotherapy to help the patient experience mental health rehabilitation, improve the patient’s quality of life, and enhance patient and family satisfaction.
Recent News In Behavioral Health Services
Ego Integrity vs. Despair in Long-term Care Dr. Laura P. Etre, Psy.D. Admission to a Nursing Home for long-term care is a significant life event that often triggers adjustment related psychiatric symptoms or exacerbates pre-existing psychiatric disorders. Not surprisingly, Nursing Home residents have been found to have lower levels of life satisfaction and psychological well-being […]
Challenging Resident Behavior as Communication: Management of Dementia-related Behavior Disturbances by: Dr. Laura P. Etre, Psy.D. There was a time in the not so distant past when dementia-related behaviors were viewed largely as a medication management issue. The focus was on eliminating the identified problem behavior versus understanding and treating the stimulus behind the behavior. The […]