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Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA

Your safety and security


Our commitment to patient privacy

LobbyInformation concerning your stay at Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA is confidential. For this reason, members of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA staff are prohibited by law from releasing patient information to family or others without the explicit authorization of the patient. There are some exceptions to this rule, which your doctor can explain to you.


The entrance to Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA is open 24 hours a day. The front entrance of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Westwood Plaza is also open around the clock and can be used to access our hospital.


Entry doors to Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA inpatient units are locked to provide security for our patients. To maintain confidentiality, nursing personnel control access to units. Only authorized staff and visitors are allowed on the inpatient units. Security cameras are used to monitor entrances and public hallways.

Know your hospital staff

The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA staff includes specialists in psychiatry, neurology, medicine and pediatrics, as well as members from the professional disciplines of nursing, pharmacology, psychology, occupational therapy, recreation therapy, speech pathology, social work, dietary and special education. Resident physicians, fellows and other postgraduate trainees assist the professional faculty.

Every patient is under the direct care of an attending clinician and a team of professional colleagues. Patients and their families participate actively in their plan for treatment, during hospitalization and after discharge, and special procedures and personnel are employed to ensure the most effective involvement of families in the care of patients.