Geriatric Behavioral Health

Supporting the emotional and behavioral health of our community’s elder members.


By Appointment


(270) 762-1220


803 Poplar Street
2nd Floor
Murray, KY 42071

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Geriatric Behavioral Health

Murray-Calloway County Hospital offers a comprehensive inpatient treatment program consisting of a psychiatrist, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, activity therapist, social worker and mental health nurses and technicians working together to develop and implement an individualized plan unique to each patient.

Program Criteria

Criteria for admission in the behavioral health center includes:

  • 55+ years of age
  • Primary diagnosis must be psychiatric
  • Suffer from severe depression of anxiety disorder
  • Suffer from behavioral issues including depression, combativeness, or agitation
  • Experience dementia
  • Participation in the program is voluntary only

Features of the behavioral health unit include:

  • Nurses’ station
  • Recreational therapy room
  • Group and community dining area
  • Quiet room

Patient Testimonial

“The Murray-Calloway County Hospital Geriatric Inpatient Program offers a superior level of care, with 97% of patients willing to recommend our services to others.”

An investment in community health

Help us to help our region with first-rate, affordable healthcare for everyone.