OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry News The State of Virginia has closed the geriatric intermediate care facility (ICF) at Western State Hospital in Staunton, Virginia. According to John Beghtol, Western States Assistant Director For Community Services, Only a portion of Western States geriatric program will close. Our Alzheimers ward and our geriatric admissions unit will remain open. Only the intermediate care facility was closed. Patients in that facility were transferred to four other geriatric facilities within the state. The closing of the . . .