Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital

Join the premier psychiatric and behavioral health hospital in the western U.S.
Comprehensive care for the mind and body.

The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA provides comprehensive patient care, research and education in the fields of mental health and developmental disabilities. We’re proud to be considered one of the premier facilities of its kind.

The hospital features an inpatient Adult Medical/Geriatric Psychiatry Unit, Acute, ICU and Substance Abuse Adult Psychiatry and an Adolescent/Child Psychiatry Unit.

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At UCLA Health, we achieve excellence in patient care consistently by following the steps outlined in CICARE.

CICARE is an acronym that describes specific behaviors that are guaranteed to result in excellent communication with patients, families and colleagues.

Every UCLA Health employee, physician and volunteer holds themselves and their colleagues accountable for practicing these six steps with everyone on every encounter.

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Connect with the patient and their family members by addressing them as Mr./Ms., or by the name they prefer.

Introduce yourself and your role.

Communicate what you are going to do, how long it is going to take, and how it will impact the patient.

Ask permission before examining the patient and anticipate patient and/or family needs, questions or concerns.

Respond to patient and/or family questions and requests with immediacy.

Exit courteously and/or with an explanation of what will come next (or when you will be back to check on them).