1915 Eisenhower Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
Phone: (912) 356-2011
Fax: (912) 356-2691
teams on each psychiatric unit work with clients upon admission
to formulate an Individual Treatment Plan which sets forth modes
of treatment and criteria to be met for subsequent discharge.
of the team are a psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker,
activity therapist, and nursing staff.
psychiatrist is the lead member of the team and makes a
diagnosis, prescribes medication, and does individual counseling
with each client.
medical doctors are involved in the physical examination given
to each client admitted and to handle minor medical emergencies.Major medical problems are referred to general hospitals.
provide a comprehensive range of services in the area of
psychological assessment and consultation, education,
psychotherapy, and milieu therapy on all units.A variety of intelligence, projective, and personality
tests are used.
social workers at the hospital perform an initial social work
assessment and social history upon admission; coordinate
discharge planning; determine unmet needs of patients while
hospitalized and provide therapeutic services to clients and
initial activity therapy assessment is done on all new clients
and goals and objectives are set.Active treatment, using recreation, music and arts and
crafts, is used to meet the goals.Activity therapy operates a central recreation/social center.
nursing staff is the heart of the hospital.The registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and
health service technicians provide comprehensive psychiatric
care on a 24 hour basis in accordance with the physician’s
prescribed treatment and with the recognition of dignity and
uniqueness of each client.
clinical services include Dental Clinic, Clinical Laboratory,
X-Ray, Pharmaceutical Services, and Infection Control.
Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah is Accredited by
the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare
adult admitting unit is certified for Medicare reimbursements by
the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).The ICF/MR Program is certified for Medicaid.
Department of Human Resources
Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive