Senior Behavioral Health Unit

We are an inpatient care unit serving senior adults who seek behavioral health services and require a short inpatient stay. Treatment is available for a variety of mental health conditions in senior adults. Our unit is designed to educate patients and families to better manage their conditions and ongoing recovery by developing healthier coping skills and a safe and secure follow-up plan for post discharge care.

Care and Treatement

Senior Behavioral Health is appropriate if you, or a loved one is experiencing an escalation or worsening of ongoing symptoms of any of the following:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Agitation or aggression
  • Disordered thinking
  • Change in sleep habits
  • Change in enjoyment and participation in daily activities
  • Lack or attention to personal hygiene
  • Increased fear of being alone
  • Wanting to harm others

Our Care Team 

The Senior Behavioral Health Unit has a variety of staff to assist with coordination of care for your family member. From basic care needs to family counseling, medical evaluation, treatments and medication management. 

  • Psychiatrist
  • Social Workers
  • Registered Nurses
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Behavioral Health Technicians


Admissions are accepted 24 hours a day. Anyone may refer a potential patient for care, including family members, friends, physicians, psychologists and other mental health professionals, social workers, social service agencies and hospital emergency departments. Self-referrals are also accepted.We are located at the hospital: 

Jackson Purchase Medical Center
1099 Medical Center Circle
Mayfield, KY 42066

If you would like more information on our program or if someone you know needs care, call 270.251.4250.