PATCH (Psychogeriatric Assessment and Treatment in City Housing)

PATCH (Psychogeriatric Assessment and Treatment in City Housing) is a nurse-based service that provides mobile treatment serĀ­vices to elderly people with serious and persistent mental illness who live in city housing. Services include in-home psychiatric assessment and treatĀ­ment as well as video-in-home visits, improvement and coordination of community services and education for caregivers about special needs of the elderly. The program has been operating since 1986 in conjunction with the Housing Authority of Baltimore City.
Category: Health Services
Support: Logistically Supported
Financially Supported
Personnel [Student/Staff] Supported
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Based
Street Address: na
Website: http://
Contact: Diedra Johnson, Director
Phone: (410) 955-5147
Internal Department: JHM Bayview Geriatric Psychiatry
Email: na
Phone: (410) 955-6736
Keywords: nursing
in-home treatment