About Eleanor Slater Hospital

Eleanor Slater Hospital (ESH) is a public hospital. ESH is operated by the State of Rhode Island’s Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, & Hospitals (BHDDH). The hospital treats patients with acute and long-term medical illnesses, as well as patients with mental health conditions.

ESH provides a treatment environment in which dignity, individuality, and respect are emphasized.

In addition to diagnosis and treatment, the hospital focuses on issues of recovery and quality of living. We are dedicated to using a patient, family, and interdisciplinary-centered approach to our care.

Our focus is on recognizing each patient’s individuality and their right to dignified and high quality care.