Hospital Geriatric Center receives award


The Clear Passage Geriatric Psychiatric Center at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital recently was honored with the Horizon Health’s 2018 Mental Health Outcomes award. Pictured, left to right, are Dr. Amarjeet Birdi, Tiffany Fishbaugh, Jody Shaw, Charles King, Stephanie German, Karen Raines, Angela Smith, Aaron Winget and Katelyn Koch.

The Clear Passage Geriatric Psychiatric Center at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital recently was honored with the Horizon Health’s 2018 Mental Health Outcomes award. Pictured, left to right, are Dr. Amarjeet Birdi, Tiffany Fishbaugh, Jody Shaw, Charles King, Stephanie German, Karen Raines, Angela Smith, Aaron Winget and Katelyn Koch.


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ST. MARYS — The Clear Passage Geriatric Psychiatric Center located on the fifth floor of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital was the recipient of the Horizon Health’s 2018 Mental Health Outcomes award.

Clear Passage was one of 90 programs considered for this award. This award recognizes a program for its outstanding dedication to clinical excellence and patient outcomes.

The program is a leader in monitoring and demonstrating clinical proficiency. The recipient of this award provides high clinical quality to patients and families, exceeds clinical benchmarks and provides evidence of their performance through the use of an outstanding monitoring system and data sharing.

Clear Passage provides a 24-hour treatment program to adults 55 and older experiencing mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety and other conditions that affect mood, thinking and behavior.

The team of Clear Passage consists of knowledgeable and experienced psychiatrists, social workers, registered nurses, recreation therapists and nursing assistants. The therapeutic program schedule includes a variety of multi-modal therapies and activities that will be used to meet each patient’s individual needs. Collaboratively the team works with each patient and their family to develop a treatment plan that will assist in improving quality of life.

For more information about Geriatric Psychiatric Center at Joint Township Hospital, contact Program Director Jody Shaw at 419-394-3387, ext. 2505, or contact the unit directly at 419-394-9505.

The Clear Passage Geriatric Psychiatric Center at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital recently was honored with the Horizon Health’s 2018 Mental Health Outcomes award. Pictured, left to right, are Dr. Amarjeet Birdi, Tiffany Fishbaugh, Jody Shaw, Charles King, Stephanie German, Karen Raines, Angela Smith, Aaron Winget and Katelyn Koch.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/03/web1_GERIATRIC-AWARD.jpgThe Clear Passage Geriatric Psychiatric Center at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital recently was honored with the Horizon Health’s 2018 Mental Health Outcomes award. Pictured, left to right, are Dr. Amarjeet Birdi, Tiffany Fishbaugh, Jody Shaw, Charles King, Stephanie German, Karen Raines, Angela Smith, Aaron Winget and Katelyn Koch. Courtesy photo