General psychiatric day ward No. XII B
The aim of the department is rehabilitation and therapy for people over 18 years of age
suffering from mental disorders, including:
– organic mental disorders
– schizotypal disorders
– schizoaffective disorder
– mood disorders
– with the so-called dual diagnosis (e.g. schizophrenia and dependency syndrome).
The branch has 17 daily places of stay and is open from Monday to Friday from from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.
It is co-educational and functions in the convention of the therapeutic community. It is made up of patients and an experienced, committed therapeutic team, which includes: a psychiatrist, psychologist, occupational therapy instructor, and nurse.
The department offers a wide program of therapeutic interactions, which includes:
- individual therapy
- group therapy
- occupational therapy
- psychoeducation for families and patients
- family consultations conducted by a doctor and psychologist
Group forms of therapy include:
- psychic drawing
- music therapy
- integration activities
- educational activities
- prayer group
- coping with the symptoms of the disease
- social skills and coping with difficult situations
Forms of occupational therapy:
- art therapy
- recreational and sports activities (volleyball, table tennis, walks in the park areas)
- manual work (e.g. embroidery)
sculpture (in plaster, in wood)
- work using clay
- work in workshops: wicker and plastic, located outside the department.
The classes are also organized by the patients themselves. The traditional day of their own activity is Friday. The therapeutic and rehabilitation plan is tailored to the individual needs of each patient. If possible, the patient’s family is also involved in establishing this plan. The duration of hospitalization is determined individually due to the specificity of the course of the disease and lasts up to 3 months. The department provides free stay with meals (breakfast and lunch) and medicines for patients insured by the National Health Fund. Admission to the ward takes place on the basis of a valid referral issued by a doctor or as part of transfer from another ward after hospitalization (transfer applies to patients treated in our hospital).
The department does not provide addiction therapy or therapy for mentally handicapped people.