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Transitions (Geriatric Behavior Unit)

Contact: Tree Allemang, RN

Phone: (501) 985-7135

Transitions is our behavioral health unit for seniors, we focus on quality of life at a time when change can be overwhelming for both patient and family. The Transitions program addresses the emotional, behavioral and cognitive needs of adults over the age of 55 including dementia, depression, anxiety and schizophrenia. Through a combination of medical testing and treatment, therapies and education we encourage patients to retain as much independence as possible.

A team of specially trained health care professionals provides a cohesive high quality treatment to each patient. This team consists of:

Referrals are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Care Spotlight

Dale Anderson, CEO, RN LA

In April 2017, Dale Anderson joined the North Metro Medical Center team as the CNO. He brings 25 years of proven Nursing and Administrative experience. Dale has spent many years in hospitals around the central Arkansas area. He started his career at Baptist Medical Center in 1995, in the Cardiovascular intensive care unit. He later had opportunities to work at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in the surgical unit and managing post-op surgical care. He continued his career at UAMS where he served as the CVICU/STICU charge nurse...

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Kristen Faughn RN, CNO, LHNA, Prog. Dir.

In January of 2019, Kristen joined the North Metro Medical Center team as Chief Nursing Officer as well as Program Director of the geriatric behavior modification unit, Transitions. She brings nearly 10 years of direct care/bedside nursing experience as well as leadership and administrative experience. The majority of Kristen’s career has consisted of long term care as well as hospice and correctional nursing positions. She is a Registered Nurse and has also obtained federal licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator. Kristen’s leadership style is hands on and she is...

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Phone: 501-985-7000

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