At OhioHealth, caring for our neuroscience patients and their families goes beyond a hospital stay or office appointment. We provide our patients and the community access to organizations, support groups, classes and events throughout Ohio to help you manage your neurological condition.
to help you or your loved one understand and manage the condition. From providing information about chronic conditions, to referring you to local resources, to offering support groups and classes, we are with you every step of the way.
When a loved one is diagnosed with a medical condition, family members may search for information online to better understand the condition, diagnosis and long-term plan. Searching for information can be overwhelming, which is why we created The Dempsey Family Education and Resource Center. The Dempsey Center is staffed by a team including trained nurses, licensed social workers and volunteers to help patients and families:
Learn more about a health condition through one-on-one interactions and education with a nurse or social worker
Navigate health and wellness information with computers, tablets and written materials
Find free classes and support groups and get connected with community resources
Provide emotional support
Sign up for OhioHealth MyChart with hands-on support
The Dempsey Center is located within the OhioHealth Neuroscience Center at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
Monday through Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We offer weekly classes for our neuroscience patients and their families, including helping you prepare for spine surgery, and art and music therapy lessons.
Our support groups help those living with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, stroke recovery, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury and more.
We partner with national organizations such as the American Stroke Association and the Alzheimer’s Association to help connect you to additional resources and opportunities. We can connect you to the contacts and programs in your community.
The only patient care facility in the region dedicated to brain and spine care, our specialists are experts in treating even the most complex neurological conditions.
Join us in our fight against brain and spine conditions. Walk with us at an upcoming neuroscience event.Join Team OhioHealth
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