Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 10/09/2020

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Belmont Behavioral Health Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Belmont Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

About Belmont

Belmont Behavioral Hospital provides innovative mental health and addiction treatment for children, teens, and adults. Our care is focused on renewing hope and encouraging lasting recovery.

With multiple locations that offer various services, Belmont Behavioral Hospital is one of the largest mental and behavioral healthcare providers in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. For the past 75 years, this hospital has been offering life-saving and life-changing treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults alike, and supplies a full continuum of care designed to meet the various treatment needs of all who require top notch mental and behavioral healthcare services.

Types and Levels of Treatment

In choosing Belmont Behavioral Hospital, each patient will work with a team of professionals who is dedicated to providing the highest quality treatment possible. Whether you or a loved one is in need of more intensive treatment or outpatient services that provide support and care meant to improve one’s overall wellbeing, Belmont Behavioral Hospital is proud to offer the following levels of care:

  • Inpatient treatment
  • Partial hospitalization services (PHP)
  • Intensive outpatient services (IOP)

Each level of care available supplies treatment for a variety of mental health conditions and substance abuse concerns. Depending on the presenting needs of a prospective patient, the level of care and additional recommendations for services will be tailored to meet those needs in order to assist each patient in his or her pursuit of a healthier life. In order to accomplish this mission of truly helping patients reach their treatment goals, Belmont Behavioral Hospital offers the following specialized programs within the various levels of care available:

Inpatient Services:

  • Child Inpatient Program
  • Adolescent Inpatient Program
  • Adult Inpatient Program
  • Adult Co-occurring Disorders Program
  • Older Adult Inpatient Program
  • Mood Disorders Program

Outpatient Services: 

  • General PHP
  • General IOP
  • Geriatric IOP
  • Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Care Program
  • Outpatient Psychiatry (for all ages)

Customized Treatment Plan

Upon entering one the of above programs, each and every patient will work in collaboration with Belmont Behavioral Hospital’s staff members to formulate an individualized treatment plan that is customized to outline a patient’s treatment goals for the duration of care at this hospital. Expertly trained mental health professionals, as well as seasoned medical personnel, will then monitor patients’ progress and can amend treatment plans should the needs of patients change during the healing and recovery process.

If you feel that you or your loved one would benefit from the world class treatment that only Belmont Behavioral Hospital can provide, feel free to contact our helpful admissions staff today. Let us help you or your loved one receive the care needed to have a happy, healthy tomorrow.

Belmont Behavioral Hospital is a smoke-free facility.

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