Klamath County

Behavioral Health Specialist

Kathleen Rutherford, LCSW

 

Patricia “Patty” Card, QMHA, PSS

PCard@kbbh.org

Patty was born and raised in Klamath  County and raised her family there. She has worked at Klamath Basin Behavioral Health for the past 38 years starting as a part-time receptionist/biller when they had 8 staff and 4 clients, and then as the Director of Administration for the past 36 years, helping with the expansion of the agency to now having 270+ staff and 9000+ clients. After the CEO retired, she moved into a Peer Support Coordinator role and now am thrilled to be an Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialist.

County Profile

Klamath County

Klamath County has a higher percentage rural-dwelling population compared to Oregon overall, and a higher percentage of adults age 65+ compared to Oregon.

  • Klamath County has a similar percentage of depression prevalence in adults age 65+ compared to Oregon overall.
  • Klamath County has a higher number of reported poor physical health days compared to Oregon.
  • Klamath County has a similar number of reported poor mental health days compared to Oregon.
  • Klamath County has a higher percentage of householders age 65+ living alone compared to Oregon overall.

Medicare Fact Sheets

  • Total Medicare Beneficiaries: 17,712
  • Medicare Traditional / Fee-for-Service: 13,191
  • Medicare Advantage (MA): 4,521