Alliance Health Center in Meridian, MS, offers adolescent, adult and geriatric inpatient programs, medical detoxification, dual diagnosis, and partial hospitalization. Each program has a multidisciplinary approach to treatment planning. Those involved in the treatment planning process, based on the program, may include the patient’s physician, nursing staff, social workers, counselors, certified substance abuse counselors, mental health technicians, teachers and activity therapists. The team is responsible for development of the individualized treatment plan and the review and evaluation of ongoing treatment.
Preliminary Treatment Plan
The primary nurse, physician or designee initiates the preliminary treatment plan upon admission. It is based on the intake assessment, nursing assessment and physician’s orders. It includes the following:
Master Treatment Plan
The master treatment plan is formalized no later than three days after admission for acute care. The treatment plan is a reflection of our philosophy of treatment and incorporates interdisciplinary input and collaboration of all team members. It includes the following:
The patient, and family when appropriate, is encouraged to participate in the treatment planning process by providing input and acknowledging agreement with the plan in writing. Conflicts in care decisions and resolutions of dilemmas about care decisions are addressed cooperatively by the team members and the patient and/or family.
Treatment plans are reassessed by the team at regular intervals and revised as needed.
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