Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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 Longleaf Hospital 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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Longleaf Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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.

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Why Choose Longleaf Hospital?

With 139 patient beds, a convenient location in Alexandria, Louisiana, and a well-deserved reputation for providing clinically superior services, Longleaf Hospital is a provider of choice for individuals and families throughout our community and across the state.

Comprehensive Services

If you have visited any other pages on our website, you will likely have noticed that we provide a broad scope of services that are designed to help young people and adults who are dealing with a variety of mental and behavioral health concerns. Unlike a clinic or treatment center that provides limited services for patients who fit within a rigidly defined profile, Longleaf Hospital is prepared to offer a full continuum of care for individuals who come to us with varying degrees of symptoms and struggles.

Our commitment to comprehensive care means that we are prepared to provide you with the type, level, duration, and intensity of services that best meet your needs, and best prepare you for ongoing success. No one will need all of the services that are available at Longleaf Hospital, but everyone who heals will us will benefit from our ability to provide expert insights, analysis, and care across such a wide range of specialties and disciplines.

Personalized Care

The breadth and depth of our programming ensures that your needs will never be compromised by treatment limitations. Our philosophy of personalized care ensures that you will only receive the specific services that meet your needs and can help you to achieve your goals.

One of your first activities following your arrival at our Alexandria, LA, center will be to complete a thorough assessment. This assessment will ensure that we have a full understanding of the disorders that have been impacting your life and will provide us with invaluable insights into the types of treatment that will be most appropriate for you.

The care that you receive at our center will be customized according to several factors, including the nature and severity of the disorder or disorders that you have been experiencing, your treatment history, and your age. We offer separate treatment units for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors to ensure that you receive care that is most appropriate for your age and developmental level. Within the parameters established by your diagnosis and the age-appropriate unit in which you are receiving care, your personalized treatment plan will continue to be customized according to your progress, goals, and personal preferences.

Compassionate Professionals

The scope of our services, the structure of our programming, and our philosophy of personalized care provide an excellent foundation for a successful treatment experience. But without a doubt, the element that truly sets Longleaf Hospital apart from other treatment providers is the quality of our staff.

From the moment you first contact our center, and throughout your entire time in our care, you will have the opportunity to work with experienced professionals whose skills are equaled only by their commitment to providing compassionate service with the utmost dignity and respect.

Every person who works at Longleaf Hospital brings specific capabilities and insights that benefit our patients and their families. Uniting all of these men and women, regardless of their position, title, or area of professional focus, is an unwavering dedication to treating every patient and every family member as a valued member of the Longleaf family, and ensuring that they receive the guidance and support that they need in order to achieve their goals and experience improved quality of life.

Learn More Today

For more information about Longleaf Hospital, please feel free to contact us at your convenience. A friendly and knowledgeable member of our team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to provide you with the answers that you need in order to make the best decisions for yourself or your loved one.

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