Family Involvement | Geriatric

Family involvement in geriatric treatment can be crucial. Often, family members are the ones who first notice signs of deterioration or dementia. They are able to steer their loved one toward treatment when needed. Family members can also be involved in the treatment process and contribute substantially to posttreatment care. Patients who have a supportive family network are more likely to continue to lead independent lives.

At The Pavilion, we provide resources to help families support geriatric patients. Resources include help with legal issues—such as medical power of attorney—and the decision-making process. We guide family members through the various challenges of helping care for older adults.


Effective March 13, 2020

The health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff are a top priority at The Williamsburg Place Campus.  We understand how important the support of loved ones is to patients during their stay.  At the same time, the Governor’s declared state of emergency due to COVID-19 and CDC recommendations require us to temporarily suspend visitors from coming to the campus.  In addition to family members, this visitor modification includes all community programs, such as AA, that regularly meet at the Campus.

Thank you for your understanding and for adhering to these policies to help us keep our patients, families, and staff protected and healthy during this time.