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 Ascension Saint Thomas 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 Ascension Saint Thomas.

  • 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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At Ascension Saint Thomas Behavioral Health Hospital, we provide a full continuum of behavioral health treatment services for adults and senior adults. Our goal is to deliver compassionate, personalized care to those who turn to us in their time of need.

Personalized Care

At Ascension Saint Thomas Behavioral Health Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, you will receive personalized care that reflects your unique strengths, challenges and recovery goals. To better meet you where you are in your healing journey, we provide multiple levels of care for adults and senior adults who are struggling with mental health and addiction concerns.

Our inpatient units for adults and senior adults serve people whose symptoms have kept them from functioning in their daily lives. All programming features evidence-based therapies and services that are delivered with respect and compassion for every person we serve.

Collaborative Caregivers

Behavioral health treatment at Ascension Saint Thomas Behavioral Health Hospital is delivered by a multidisciplinary team of experts who are passionate about helping others. Our experienced caregivers emphasize collaboration throughout the treatment process so that you feel encouraged to actively participate in your own healing.

Depending on your specific needs, your treatment team may consist of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, therapists, mental health technicians, art therapists, recreational therapists, social workers, physicians, general practitioners, registered nurses and dietitians.

Your team of caregivers will work closely with you throughout your time with us to help you achieve your treatment goals. The support and guidance you receive at Ascension Saint Thomas Behavioral Health Hospital will empower you to stay on the path to healing.

An Ideal Setting

Our state-of-the-art hospital in Nashville’s MetroCenter neighborhood, just minutes from downtown, offers convenient access for residents of several area communities who need mental health and addiction treatment services.

When you choose Ascension Saint Thomas Behavioral Health Hospital for inpatient treatment, you benefit from semiprivate rooms with outdoor recreation areas, providing you with a place of respite and solace to focus on your healing process. Within every program we offer, we create a therapeutic environment that will comfort your spirit just as much as it heals your mind and body.

We recognize how overwhelming it can be to struggle with the symptoms of a behavioral health condition. At Ascension Saint Thomas Behavioral Health Hospital, we will listen and act on your unique needs so that you experience the best outcomes possible.

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