Population

Richmond State Hospital has a bed capacity of 213 with a majority of our patient population residing in the Residential Treatment Center (RTC). Connected with the RTC building is the Clinical Treatment Center (CTC), which emphasizes active treatment using the treatment mall approach. Encompassed in the CTC/RTC complex are multiple classrooms, living skills area, recreation areas, gymnasium, health clinic, beauty shop, dining area, canteen, conference center and pharmacy. Darby House, a six bed group home currently provides transitional services and building 417 is a two story patient care building is currently not occupied with patients due to renovations.

The patient population at Richmond State Hospital is organized into the following patient care modules.

  • 420A & B Seriously Mentally Ill: A 60 bed co-ed care module that admits and provides services for patients with severe and persistent mental illness with the goal of attaining symptom management and skill development for community living. The focus is to identify and stabilize the mental health needs and to prepare the patients to return to the community.
     
  • 421A & B Integrated Dual Diagnoses: A 60 bed co-ed care module that specializes in the care of patients with mental illness and a substance use disorder using established best practices as a framework for recovery.
     
  • 422A & B SMI Continuing Care/Developmentally Disabled/Medical/Geriatric: A 59 bed co-ed care module that provides continued services for patients with severe and persistent mental illness. Programming is focused on learning skills such as coping, social, leisure time, emotion regulation, anger management as well as neurocognitive rehabilitation. These units also have patients with activities of daily living deficits as well as needing mobility assistance.

Darby House: Darby House is a six bed co-ed transitional care module used for group home like living while on grounds which allows the patients to learn those skills that will assist in their transition toward community placement and reintegration.