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Telecare Recovery Partnership


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9601 Steilacoom Boulevard SW, Bldg. 27
Lakewood, Washington  98498
(253) 589-5334
(253) 584-1508 FAX



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PO Box 88670
Steilacoom, WA 98388

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Telecare Recovery Partnership is a resource for individuals who are experiencing an acute mental health crisis and would otherwise meet hospital admission criteria and who pose an actual or imminent danger to self, others, or property due to a mental illness. The goal of the program is to assist people in stabilizing their acute symptoms — and support their recovery, so that they may transition back to the community or less-restrictive settings. The program is a locked, 16-bed facility that serves individuals in Pierce County, age 18 and over. The length of stay is between 5 to 17 days.

Telecare Recovery Partnership Program Description 2012Click for downloadRecovery-Centered Clinical System
Telecare Recovery Partnership is a recovery-focused inpatient program, using Telecare’s Recovery-Centered Clinical System (RCCS) as the foundation of approach. This system incorporates evidence-based practices and innovative design components, and emphasizes choice-making skills, harm-reduction techniques and strives to awaken the hopes and dreams of the individual. The RCCS emphasizes “no-force first” practices. Staff work with individuals within their cultural dynamic in building independence and self-responsibility in order to foster their recovery and successfully transition them back to lower levels of care.

Services and Staffing
Services at Telecare Recovery Partnership include evaluation, stabilization, and treatment, as well as discharge planning to ensure continuity of mental health care. Services are provided by or under the direction of licensed psychiatrists, advanced-trained mental health nurses, and mental health professionals. With the consent of the individual served, family and significant others are also included in treatment and discharge planning.

Integration into System of Care
Telecare ensures channels of communication and service coordination strategies are established between Telecare Recovery Partnership's facility and other community resources, including Mobile Outreach Crisis Team (MOCT), Recovery Innovation’s Crisis Recovery Response Center, the Crisis Line operated by Protocall, as well as the Consumer Warm Line, inpatient and outpatient community providers, law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, Pierce County courts, and other allied service providers.

About Telecare
Founded in 1965, Telecare is one of the nation’s largest family — and employee-owned, providers of adult mental health services to county and state governments, and behavioral health organizations. With over 2,200 employees and 60 programs in six states, Telecare provides a full range of services and supports to individuals with serious mental illness. Telecare delivers eight major categories of services, as well as innovative programs tailored to individuals with co-occurring issues such as homelessness, substance abuse, developmental disabilities, or involvement in the forensic system.


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