Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Delta Specialty Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Delta Specialty Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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About Us

Delta Specialty Hospital is the preferred provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare treatment in Memphis, TN.

Delta Specialty Hospital is a 243-bed hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. We are conveniently located just 12 miles from downtown Memphis, and five miles from Memphis International Airport. Delta has been proudly serving our community for more than 45 years.

Who We Treat

At Delta, we offer a broad scope of services for adults age 18 and above, with specialized programming available for seniors.

We are prepared to treat men and women who have been struggling with a wide range of mental and behavioral health challenges, including the following:

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Chemical dependency
  • Depression
  • Posttraumatic stress
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidal ideation

Levels of Care

Individuals who have been struggling with mental health challenges may receive care via the following inpatient and outpatient programs:

  • Adult mental health unit – Inpatient treatment for adults who need acute psychiatric care and stabilization
  • Adult dual diagnosis unit – Inpatient treatment for adults whose mental health challenges are accompanied by chemical dependency
  • Senior care unit – Age-appropriate inpatient care for older adults
  • Partial hospitalization program (PHP) – Four hours of treatment per day, five days per week, including two meals, with transportation available
  • Intensive outpatient program (IOP) – Three four-hour treatment sessions per week, for a total of 12 weekly hours of care, with meals and transportation available
  • Trauma recovery unit – Trauma-informed intensive outpatient programming for patients who are struggling with posttraumatic stress

At all levels of care, patients follow personalized treatment plans and receive detailed discharge plans.

Experienced Treatment Professionals

All care at Delta is provided by multidisciplinary teams of experienced and compassionate professionals. Every patient is assigned a psychiatrist, as well as an internal medicine or family practice physician.

Other staff members include registered nurses (RNs), licensed social workers (LSWs), licensed professional counselors (LPCs), and certified crisis intervention specialists.

All of our treatment professionals are committed to providing personalized, patient-focused services in a manner that respects the inherent dignity of each person who is entrusted into our care.

At Delta Specialty Hospital, client care and well being comes first and foremost always. The entire staff has incredible compassion for all who come in for help. They made my experience the best it could be.

– Former Patient
Trusted Excellence
  • Memphis Chamber of Commerce
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • Professional Network on Aging
  • Tennessee Hospital Association
  • Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Jason Foundation