Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
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, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Delta Specialty Hospital.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and 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 has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being 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.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

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.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Senior Psychiatric & Addiction Treatment Program

Delta Specialty Hospital is the leading provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare in Memphis, TN. We accomplish this by being a hospital with medical and psychiatric specialties all under a single campus.

Our Specialized Program

Our specialized program at Delta Specialty Hospital in Memphis, TN

At Delta, we are aware of how concerning it may be when you or a loved one experiences memory problems, behavior problems, sudden mental status changes such as disorientation, severe depression, anxiety, or other mental health conditions.  That is why we have designed a specialty unit to address the particular needs of our community’s senior population.

Our Goals

Our program goals at Delta Specialty Hospital

We are committed to providing comprehensive evaluation and care for each patient, and their family.  Located within a full-service medical center, our unique integration of behavioral health and medical services, not found elsewhere in the area, allows us to meet this goal.

Within Delta’s Senior Care Unit we provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment options.  Our Senior Program focuses on inpatient assessment and intervention techniques to address the psychological, cognitive, behavioral, and medical health issues that are unique to this age group.  Our main objectives are to promote the highest level of overall functioning in each individual who comes to us for help.

Our Caring Staff

Learn more about our staff at Delta Specialty Hospital

All participants in our program are treated by an extensively trained interdisciplinary staff made up of physicians, nurses, counselors, social workers, nutritionists, physical therapists, and recreational therapists.  Services are provided in a compassionate, safe environment where we make sure to provide the opportunity to interact with peers who can relate to your unique situation and issues. Family members are included in many aspects of the patient’s treatment and are encouraged to participate throughout the process.

Our staff also always ensures that each participant in our program, and involved family members, always have someone to turn to if they have questions or are just having a rough day.

What to Expect

What to expect at Delta Specialty Hospital in Memphis, TN

Our range of treatment options focus on inpatient crisis stabilization with special services for seniors who are exhibiting altered mental status, behavior problems, agitation, sudden memory loss, or the symptoms of a psychiatric disorder such as depression or anxiety.  While our emphasis in this program is on observation, assessment, and stabilization, we attend to the needs of the whole person by including therapeutic activities for your individual psychiatric, emotional, social, and medical needs.  This lets you or your loved one get a head start on addressing the issues brought to light through the results of the evaluation process, before moving on to what you and the treatment team determine is the most appropriate next step.

At Delta, our behavioral health and medical professionals will be available to you and your loved ones to provide information, support, education, and therapeutic interactions to ensure the needs of the entire family are met and you and your loved ones can rest at ease.

I am so thankful for Delta Specialty Hospital. My immediate needs were met and concerns were addressed appropriately. All of the staff were incredibly competent and compassionate.

– 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