Emory Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital is a leading hospital for adult and geriatric psychiatric care in Atlanta and the Southeast. Our hospital has 40 inpatient beds, both inpatient and outpatient electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) services and a geriatric psychiatry partial hospitalization program. Our interdisciplinary care team consists of physicians, nurses, licensed social workers and licensed professional counselors who work together to provide a patient- and family-centered environment that is focused on our patients’ unique needs.
Our adult and geriatric psychiatric inpatient units utilize best practices for the treatment of psychiatric diagnoses, including mood and psychotic disorders. The goals of our inpatient care include: diagnostic assessment, initial treatment, and crisis stabilization allowing the patient to safely transition from inpatient care back to the community.