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24/7 Nursing Care

24/7 Nursing Care

The primary goal of nursing services at Fairmount Behavioral Health System is to provide planned, comprehensive, therapeutic and consistent nursing care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. One of the primary activities of nursing staff is to establish a trusting, therapeutic relationship with each patient through daily, consistent contact.
Our nursing staff maintains ongoing contact with the patient’s family as appropriate. The nursing services we provide to a patient are determined according to the patient’s level of care.

Additional Nursing Staff Responsibilities

  • Present a positive model of interpersonal relationships
  • Offer learning opportunities about self and exploring patterns of interaction
  • Ongoing patient assessment and observation
  • Support and education for self-care
  • Oversee proper nutrition and appropriate sleep patterns
  • Detect and care for patients’ biological health issues such as responses to medications
  • Assist therapeutic activities focused on improving of recreational, occupational and social competence
  • Provide continuity of patient care from admission to discharge
  • Participate in planned and informal group meetings to identify the process of interaction
  • Participate in the multidisciplinary treatment team to cooperatively plan and implement patient care.

Here to Assist You 24/7

If a psychiatric disorder or chemical dependency affects you or a loved one, please call 215-487-4100. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to perform no-cost assessments and answer questions on programs and admissions.