Older Adult Rehabilitation

Service Description

Individuals served in the Older Adult Rehabilitation services generally have serious, long-term mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, chronic and severe depression or bipolar disorders, schizoaffective disorder or other serious disorders that limit a person’s ability to live independently in the community.  In addition, individuals served in this program are generally over the age of 55 and may have significant health or memory loss concerns.  Treatment focus is on reducing symptoms, decreasing social isolation, meeting basic needs, securing benefits, and retaining functioning in areas such as community navigation and basic living skills.  Most individuals in rehabilitation services receive case management and medication.  Other services that are available include individual and group therapy, skills training, coordination with other providers, and treatment for co-occurring substance use disorders.

 

Eligibility

Services are available to individuals who currently have:

* Oregon Health Plan with Washington County Health and Human Services as the Mental Health Organization

OR

* Individuals who are low income and reside in Washington County and either have Medicare or are uninsured.  

In order to receive treatment, you must have a severe and persistent mental health disorder that is covered by the Oregon Health Plan and significantly impairs your ability to work, keep housing, or meet your basic needs.

 

Service Provider

Lifeworks Northwest:         

     Beaverton 503-645-9010 

       

Access

Services may be accessed by calling the Washington County OHP Member Services Line at 503-291-1155 or by calling the provider directly.  For low-income individuals who have Medicare or are uninsured, please contact the Washington County Crisis Line to see if you might qualify for treatment at: 503-291-9111

 

Additional Information

The availability of no-cost treatment for individuals who are low-income may change depending on resources. 

If there is not a clinician available who speaks your language, an interpreter will be provided.

Individuals under the age of 55 who have severe physical health concerns that limit their ability to go to an office setting for treatment may be served by this program.