Psychiatric Hospital

Professional Psychiatric Care Unit near Gauteng

Recently, people are becoming more aware of their mental health, putting it on the same level as their physical health. There are several mental disorders that are either berthed from a life-changing event or genetically inherited. Although it can be easy to throw in the towel when faced with a mental illness, there is professional psychiatric care that can provide a solution for you. Beethoven Recovery Centre offers such a unit, offering several benefits in comparison to your regular psychiatric hospital.

What Makes Beethoven Recovery Centre Different from a Typical Psychiatric Hospital?

First, we are located just outside Pretoria, next to the Hartbeespoort dam. We are surrounded by beautiful mother nature, removing the patient from the busy city hustle and a familiar environment. This allows them to focus on themselves and their treatment, giving them the freedom to not be distracted by anything trivial such as a police siren or constant traffic noises. The peace and tranquillity of our surroundings will also instil a calm state of mind for the patient, which is beneficial in terms of overall treatment and working through our programme.

Second, our programme is versatile and focusses on the individual as opposed to only focussing on their mental illness. The programme can be tailored to each individual’s needs as well, ensuring that the wholistic approach will uniquely suit the patient. Each person is unique and should be approached accordingly. Therefore, we take care that we evaluate each patient when they are admitted, ensuring that we can adapt the programme to their specific needs. As a result, we do not simply come up with a “workable” treatment that covers any and all mental disorders, and rather work towards a solution for each individual in our care.

Third, we offer comfortable accommodation and professional care when it comes to psychiatric care at our Recovery Centre. Our personnel are available around the clock to put the patients at ease that they are in good hands, no matter the time of day. We also have a professional chef and brigade that prepare 3 main meals a day, with in-between snacks to fill up those bellies. In comparison to a hospital, our accommodation goes far beyond a bed in a cold and empty room that smells like medicine and disinfectant.

Psychiatric Care for Different Types of Mental Disorders

With a wide variety of mental disorders, it can be difficult to determine the characteristics of a specific disorder on your own. Some people claim that they have mental disorders such as OCD and ADHD without truly grasping the true nature of these disorders and the real impact such a disorder has on a person’s life. It is pivotal to educate yourself on mental health and have the awareness the realise if you, or someone close to you, show symptoms when socially interacting with them or living with them. Luckily, Beethoven Recovery Centre is your answer to professional psychiatric care when you need it.

Genetically inherited mental disorders cover a wide range of disorders that are carried over from previous generations and, in most cases, would require recurring treatment to keep the disorder within controllable parameters. Such disorders can include schizophrenia, autism, and bipolar disorder. These mental disorders are treatable with professional psychiatric care but would commonly require recurring treatment to allow the patient to live a life where they are in control as opposed to being a passenger to their mental condition.

Other mental disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and severe depression can arise from a traumatic or life-changing event that had a noticeable impact on a person’s life. Psychiatric care can be the solution for people suffering from such disorders, giving them a means to overcome their mental disorder for good. COVID-19 has also shown that people can develop such mental disorders after being infected with the virus. This brings us back to the importance of mental health awareness and being able to recognise the signs when someone exhibits them.

If you are looking for a psychiatric care unit where you or someone you care about can get the necessary treatment that they need to take back control of their lives and overcome the challenges of a mental disorder, Beethoven Recovery Centre is your first choice. We go beyond your regular psychiatric hospital to be the helping hand that you need when you face off against a mental illness. Please contact us directly for details on our approach to psychiatric care.

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