During this tumultuous time, Baton Rouge Behavioral Hospital’s primary focus is on patient safety and wellness. In an effort to continue providing a safe environment for our patients to reflect, share their experiences, and promote lifelong healing, we have updated a few policies and procedures according to recommendations and guidelines from the CDC.
Please note that protecting the health of our patients and our community will require us to make changes to our visitation policies. All of these new measures have been updated and implemented in accordance with conversations with community leaders and state health officials. For specific information regarding these changes and current limitations, please contact our facility directly.
Some of the steps we’re taking to safeguard our patients and their well-being include:
The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is the driving force behind these changes. To that end, we’d like to pass along some CDC-approved practices that can help you play an active role in safeguarding the health of our community:
Please be aware that we will be pre-screening all patients prior to admission, and we will conduct a more in-depth clinical screening upon arrival at our facility. We take these steps to protect the welfare of new patients as well as our current patients and employees.
For more detailed information regarding specific precautions advised by the CDC regarding COVID-19, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/healthcare-facilities/index.html