Virginia Beach, Va – Residents in a Virginia skilled nursing facility received an early holiday addition to their community thanks to the arrival of Doris Mbony, PMHNP-BC.
Doris is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.
She has been in nursing for more than 22 years, gaining experience in large healthcare systems, psychiatric facilities and long-term care communities in Michigan, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia.
“My goal is to compassionately deliver patient-centered care that meets the health and psychosocial needs of patients and their families,” Doris said.
Legacy Care clinicians like Doris are passionate about improving the availability of expert mental health services, closely collaborating with our vast network of community partners in 5 states.
o About 1 in 5 older adults currently experience depression, anxiety, insomnia or substance use
o More than 50% will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lifetime
o According to the World Health Organization, the most common mental disorder among people aged 60 and older is depression
Doris received her nursing degree from Grand Canyon University and her Master of Science – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree from Walden University. She also has additional specialized hours of training in medication management from the Psychiatric Institute of Washington.
Legacy Care’s medical group delivers patient care in healthcare systems, inpatient rehabilitation centers, post-acute care facilities and assisted living communities that are located across the country. We are leaders in transitional healthcare, delivering patient-centered solutions. Our compassionate physicians and advanced care practitioners are dedicated to positive patient outcomes.