Why Trace Pathways?
Trace Pathways is the largest geriatric behavioral unit in Mississippi, consisting of 26 beds and growing.
The Pathways Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatric Unit is located at Trace Regional Health System in Houston, MS. We are licensed by the Mississippi State Department of Health for 18 beds. Our program schedule provides for 39+ hours of structured programming per week.
No episodes of restraints this fiscal year. We take great pride in considering our unit Restraint Free. The staff is trained in therapeutic communication and utilizing the least restrictive mechanism possible to defuse a situation.
The Pathways staff is comprised of Ken Lippincott, MD, who is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and serves as our Medical Director. Medical coverage is provided to all patients by our Hospitalists with around-the-clock RN care provided.