The day hospital in the psychiatry ward in Pontoise can receive 45 patients for psychosocial rehabilitation. Treatments for patients with schizophrenia are decided after assessing the patient’s obstacles and resources, and include a customized program focused on the patient’s personal goals.
Cognitive remediation is always discussed after the first assessment and is generally included as the center of the treatment. It is coordinated by a neuropsychologist, who is assisted by 3 occupational therapists trained in cognitive remediation and a team of 5 clinicians, 3 psychologists and 20 nurses.
Various tools are used:
- neurocognitive tests
- RECOS (Cognitive Remediation in Schizophrenia)
- IPT (Integrated Psychological Treatment)
- home visits
- individual support