The River Centre Clinic offers adult PHP participants safe and comfortable independent living arrangements in a dormitory-style residence. Independent living has a high level of patient acceptance when combined with PHP treatment because it provides sufficient structure and the opportunity for peer support without the disadvantages of a highly restrictive hospital environment. Independent living arrangements also allows PHP participants to practice “real world” activities such as shopping, meal planning, eating on weekends, and socializing with others.
Independent living enables eating disorder patients to:
- Practice learned behaviors outside the treatment setting.
- Practice self-responsibility.
- Test the internalization of treatment principles.
- Practice new communication patterns with family and friends.
Independent Living for Adults
The Independent Living Area is conveniently located on the south end of River Centre Clinic’s second floor and provides shared rooms and a common living area. The shared rooms are brightly colored and have their own bathroom. The common living area has an entertainment center, high-speed Internet access, a kitchen, laundry facilities and phone availability during non-program hours, except in emergencies.
Patients can pick up mail daily (Monday through Friday) at the reception window next to the lobby. A licensed professional staff member is always on call and adolescent residential care workers are always available in the main treatment building.
Other independent living quarters can be arranged for PHP participants who are further along in treatment and transitioning to more permanent living arrangements.
River Centre Clinic encourages family and friends to visit PHP participants, but it is best if these visits are prearranged with clinical staff members. The aim is to provide maximum benefit for patients by considering all factors pertaining to their treatment goals and progress. Hotel accommodations for family and visitors are available nearby at:
Wingate by Wyndham – Sylvania/Toledo
5480 South Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560
Local Phone: (419) 517-2000
Toll-Free Phone: (800) 228-1000
Please ask for the River Centre Clinic corporate discount rate for rooms.