Frequently Asked Questions
What happens when I get to Landmark Medical Center?
You will have an initial assessment with a licensed mental health professional, and if hospitalization is indicated we will assist you through the admission process. You will meet with nursing staff who will ask a few more questions to ensure your safety and comfort as well as orient you to the patient care unit and answer any questions that you may have. Your belongings will be inventoried to ensure for safety, and a picture is taken of all patients to assist with proper identification of a patient while they are on a hospital unit.
If, after the initial assessment it is determined that you are not in need of services provided by Landmark Medical Center we will assist you in finding those services that are appropriate. The Intake & Referral clinician will provide you with a written list of outside professionals and/or programs and services.
How long will I stay?
The length of stay is determined on an individual basis with consideration of each patient’s treatment and discharge plans. A patient’s stay will be determined through consultation with one’s treatment team, under the direction of the attending psychiatrist.
Will my health insurance cover my stay?
Landmark Medical contracts with a variety of third-party providers. For more information about managed care agreements or other financial arrangements, please call our Business Office at 1-909-593-2585.
What should I bring with me?
Please bring five days’ worth of clothes, pajamas, socks, undergarments, and a pair of shoes. Please no glass or aerosol containers. Any clothing with drawstrings, belts, wires, and laces are not permitted. Please bring any medication you may be taking. This will help us prescribe the correct medication and dosages. We will provide you with medication during your stay. Each unit has a washer and dryer available to do laundry.
What can I expect from the discharge process at Landmark Medical Center?
Continuing care planning begins at the day of admission and is coordinated with your treatment team and case manager. You and your assigned case manager will develop a comprehensive continuing care plan that includes, but is not limited to; follow-up appointments with aftercare providers, crisis plan, and support group information.
How much medication will I receive when I am discharged from Landmark Medical Center?
Upon leaving the facility, you will receive a prescription from your physician if appropriate to help you maintain your medication. While it may vary on a case by case basis, the typical prescription is for a month’s supply. You can discuss this with your physician prior to discharge.
Will I get any paperwork when I discharge?
Upon discharge you will receive a copy of your continuing care/discharge plan. This document will list your aftercare appointment(s), your individual safety plan, as well as information regarding your diagnosis and discharge medication, as appropriate.