Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Columbus’s Best Cognitive Disorder Hospital & Treatment Center

Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry is one of the leading treatment centers for individuals struggling with cognitive disorders. Located in Columbus, Ohio Hospital offers lasting recovery for adults and seniors struggling with mental health & co-occurring addiction issues.

Cognitive disorders are mental conditions that interfere with a person’s ability to think clearly and precisely. The types and severity of cognitive disorders vary, but most involve an impairment in perception, memory, judgment, reasoning, and awareness. Cognitive disorders can also have a negative effect on how one acquires and processes new information.

While there is no cure for any form of cognitive disorders, the symptoms can be successfully managed through proper treatment, which is available at our hospital. With such treatment, people who are struggling with these disorders can go on to lead happy and productive lives.

The disorders that we treat at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, a leading cognitive disorder treatment center in Columbus, include:

  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective disorder

Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry was the only treatment center that was truly able to help me with my cognitive disorders. The staff at OHP were not only knowledgeable, but also compassionate! I truly have OHP to thank for improving my quality of life.

– Katrina H.