Multiple levels of care

Multiple levels of care

We offer patients multiple options for treatment, including partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient care, residential care, and inpatient care to ensure the best outcomes.

  • Patients can access up to four levels of care.
    • Specialized outpatient treatment throughout the U.S. includes:
      • Partial hospitalization care that meet six to seven hours a day, five days a week for six to eight weeks (PHPs)
      • Intensive outpatient care that meet three hours a day, four to five days a week for four to six weeks (IOPs)
    • Residential care facilities in Wisconsin provide intensive psychiatric and addiction care typically lasting 30 to 90 days.
    • Inpatient care in Oconomowoc, West Allis, and Brown Deer, Wisconsin, for stabilization during an acute episode with a length of stay based on the needs of the patient and condition.
  • Patients can also step up a level, down a level or find the one level of care that works best for them. Our clinical outcomes show that patients do best using the full continuum of care, completing partial hospitalization after inpatient or residential.
  • In all levels of care, Rogers is in network with most managed care plans. While we accept most plans, we recommend patients contact their insurance carrier for a clear understanding of coverage. Our admissions staff works closely with patients and families throughout the process.

Inpatient is the highest, most intense level of behavioral healthcare available. This is short-term care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help you or your loved one achieve a stable medical and emotional condition.

Inpatient care may be what you need in emergency situations for withdrawal from drug or alcohol addiction, to regain nutrients and achieve a healthy intake of food or perhaps to keep yourself safe from personal harm or suicidal thoughts. Led by full-time board-certified psychiatrists, our multidisciplinary team develops a care plan designed specifically for you. Once safely stable, we’ll work with you on a transition to the next appropriate level of care.

Rogers offers separate and distinct units for inpatient treatment for children, teens and adults at our hospital locations in:

In addition to our units which include beds for withdrawal management (detox) for adults, you will find specialized, dedicated units at Rogers for adults and adolescents challenged with eating disorders.

The length of stay for inpatient care varies; the average is six to seven days for adults, and eight to nine days for children and adolescents. Eating disorder length of stay is two to three weeks.

What is inpatient care like?

All inpatient locations offer a comfortable setting with a semi-private bedroom and homelike community spaces. Our inpatient units are intentionally designed with your safety in mind.

In addition to general nursing care and medical management, inpatient care includes varying levels of behavioral and experiential therapy to meet individual needs.

Supervised meals and snacks are included and will be provided by staff. If you prefer a vegetarian diet and your treatment team agrees, our dining services can accommodate. Options for other diets, such as vegan and gluten-free, vary by location.

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Areas of the country differ in how they view residential care. At Rogers, it means you live on campus during your entire treatment stay and receive intensive treatment in the same facility. While most patients enter residential treatment directly, you can also step down to residential care from inpatient care or step up from our specialized outpatient, or day treatment care.

Patients and families from across the country travel to Wisconsin for our residential care for children, teens, and adults. The majority of our residential facilities are part of our Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, campus, nestled in more than 50 acres of wooded and lakeside settings. We also have residential care on our West Allis campus in greater Milwaukee.

You’ll find residential options for most of the areas we specialize in: alcohol or drug addiction, eating disorders, depression or mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety, and posttraumatic disorder (PTSD)

What is residential care like?

Residential treatment is a special level of care. You or your child develop a strong sense of understanding and community with those experiencing similar challenges. Each facility or treatment space is uniquely designed, but each resident has a semi-private bedroom and enjoys home-like community spaces at all locations.

While in treatment, you’ll spend a lot of time with others in your unit, during free time or therapeutic activities, supervised meals and more. Food is included in your cost of care. With the approval of your treatment team, we can accommodate a vegetarian diet. Accommodation of other diets, such as vegan and gluten-free, varies by location.

Residential care, like all care at Rogers, is voluntary. Depending on the treatment you are enrolled in, you may temporarily leave campus to participate in therapeutic activities which support your goals. This includes therapeutic passes for family outings in the community. Family involvement is an important part of each treatment plan. Several of our child and adolescent treatments offer Parent University to help families understand and gain skills to support their loved one in treatment and recovery.

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Through specialized outpatient care, you or your child may make minor adjustments in your thoughts and behaviors. Individuals in this type of care are healthy and stable enough to return to work, school or home after their regular daytime therapy sessions. At Rogers, this is our lowest level of behavioral health treatment. We offer two levels of specialized outpatient care:

  • Partial hospitalization care (PHP). Insurance plans and providers use this term to describe day treatment that is several hours daily for several weeks. In some communities, this describes a program that is within a hospital setting. All Rogers’ partial hospitalization care is in outpatient centers as part of a hospital campus or in freestanding locations.
  • Intensive outpatient care (IOP). This is treatment which is more intensive than many community-based outpatient programs, but requires fewer hours per day than partial hospitalization care. 

At Rogers, outpatient care is available for a wide range of behavioral health conditions, such as:

What is outpatient care like?

If you’re attending partial hospitalization care at Rogers, you receive approximately six hours of treatment per day, five days per week. In intensive outpatient care, you’ll attend treatment sessions approximately three hours per day, five days per week. Exact days and times vary by program and location.

You’ll engage in a variety of therapies in both individual and group sessions. These therapies are proven to help reduce your symptoms. To help you receive a deeper understanding of your treatment, you may participate in experiential or art therapy.

As in all of Rogers’ care, your family’s involvement helps determine your success in treatment. Your family may be asked to participate in educational sessions or other sessions aimed at building a healthy transition into life after programming.

Rogers requires parent involvement in many PHP and IOP programs for children and adolescents. Research demonstrates that patients have better outcomes when families participate in treatment. The sessions allow parents to understand the therapy goals and treatment as well as gain skills that are useful in supporting children and teens during and after treatment. Some programs require parents with children under the age of 13 to be present throughout the entire treatment process. In some programs, full parent participation is required during the first two weeks of treatment for all those with children under the age of 18 and then weekly family therapy sessions and Parent University educational classes once or twice a week.

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