Who We Are..........
Piedmont Geriatric Hospital (PGH) is a 135-bed geropsychiatric hospital, operated by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). It is the only Virginia state facility that exclusively treats elderly persons (65+ years of age) who are in need of inpatient treatment for mental illness; meet the requirements for voluntary or involuntary admission as determined by their mental health center (CSB) and do not have a medical condition that requires priority treatment in an acute care hospital. The hospital has been accredited since 1985 by the national accrediting agency, The Joint Commission.
To provide recovery based MH services to enable the elderly to thrive in the community.
For the hospital to be recognized as a leader in the treatment of the mentally ill elderly, as a model facility, a teaching center, and a resource for other facilities. It will be seen as an indispensable component of the state system of community-based services, and as the most efficient provider of geropsychiatric services.
All patients, employees and visitors deserve to be treated with dignity, respect, and courtesy.
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Piedmont Geriatric Hospital continually strives toward a culture of safety. To assist us with that goal please report concerns about patient safety and quality of care by calling 434-767-4949.