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On the continuum of care, comprehensive wellness
services across all demographics is a critical component.
Emphasizing this pledge to provide diverse healthcare
offerings, an extremely large investment is in the works
at the Banner Behavioral Health Hospital located at
7575 E. Earll Dr. in Scottsdale.
“We needed to expand
to serve the community,” says Brian Beutin, CEO of
Banner Behavioral Health. “We have been at 95 percent
occupancy for the last several years.”
to the existing campus will result in a double “X”-shaped
design where future patients will enjoy more recreational
activities and socialize in the “core area” or even outdoors,
while receiving the treatment they need and being ensured
safety and privacy. When completed in summer, the
facility will have all private rooms with en suites totaling
156 beds for the whole campus.
“This investment in
behavioral health is indicative and consistent with our
vision for the future,” Edwards says. “Behavioral health is
an underserved need in the community and it is the right
thing to do.”
Each patient will have a private room
with a window and top safety features.
Future Nurses Station
The window “flaps” were not only designed for
aesthetics but with patient privacy in mind.