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Adult Inpatient Services

Adult Inpatient Services

Where are the Adult Inpatient Services located?

McLean offers inpatient services at two locations, on our main campus in Belmont and at McLean SouthEast in Middleborough, Massachusetts. For more information on directions, parking, and local accommodations, please visit our Maps & Directions page.

Who benefits most from the Adult Inpatient Services?

Our programs focuses on treating adults with various types of psychiatric illness such as depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, delusional disorders, and other related mood and thought disorders, with and without co-occurring diagnoses like alcohol and drug abuse.

Is family involved in treatment?

With permission of the patient, we welcome and encourage family members and significant people in the patient’s life to be involved in care. Family support is a routine part of treatment.

Is smoking permitted?

Smoking policies vary from program to program, however, smoking is strongly discouraged, and most McLean Hospital programs support smoking cessation as a component of treatment.

When are visiting hours?

At the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program, visiting hours are 3-8pm Monday through Friday and 1-9pm weekends and holidays. Other arrangements can be made, as needed. The Short Term Unit’s visiting hours are 4-8pm Monday through Friday and 12-8pm on weekends, and at the Community Reintegration Unit, visiting hours are 12-8pm daily. At the McLean SouthEast Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Program, visiting hours are 12-2pm and 5-7pm daily.

Are cell phones allowed?

Policies for cell phones and other electronic devices vary by program.

Is aftercare planning a part of the program?

The treatment team works closely with the individual as well as with family, significant friends, and outside providers to develop a personalized aftercare plan. Recommendations by staff are made based upon clinical needs, progress made during treatment, and long-term treatment goals.

Can former residents access their medical records?

All requests for medical records should be directed to McLean’s Health Information Management Department.

Are support groups offered?

To complement our programs’ services and encourage individuals’ initiatives in their own treatment course, many self-help groups are hosted by McLean.

Does McLean gather patient feedback?

McLean is dedicated to maintaining high-quality and effective patient care. To ensure that those standards remain at the highest level, we utilize many feedback instruments and quality indicators. Among these tools are the Perceptions of Care survey which monitors patient satisfaction and BASIS-24™, a psychiatric outcomes measurement tool created at McLean and widely used in the US and around the world, which delivers feedback on the patient care experience.