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Psychogeriatric Assessment and Treatment in City Housing (PATCH)

Community Psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins Hospital - Broadway Campus

Psychogeriatric Assessment and Treatment in City Housing, also known as PATCH, is a program intended to meet the mental health needs of  the elderly who live in City of Baltimore housing. In an effort to maintain the elderly in their existing environment, PATCH attempts to improve and coordinate community services to the elderly and to educate caregivers about their special needs. With two part-time psychiatrists and a nurse, it provides mental health assessments and referrals of the elderly for whom traditional treatment settings have been ineffective.

PATCH in not yet available in all Baltimore City senior citizen housing complexes. Only people over the age of 60 and living in participating senior citizen housing administered by the Baltimore City Housing authority are eligible.


Meyer Building – Room 279
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21287

Phone: 410-955-6735

Hours of Operation

Monday- Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


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Some key specialties—substance- use disorders, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, and sleep disorders—are located at the Bayview campus.

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