Bay of Plenty DHB - Mental Health Services for Older People
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Mental Health Services for Older People
- Programme Areas
Crisis / acute, Mental health
- Programme Type
Intake / assessment, Acute services
Bay of Plenty
- Age Groups
Older adult / kaumātua
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections
Referrals to this service are accepted primarily from GPs via the referral centre or from internal DHB clinical service referrals.
Provides assessment and treatment for persons aged 65 yrs+ who are experiencing an acute mental health illness or people living with dementia of any age who are experiencing significant behavioural and psychological challenges.
|Mon – Fri||8:00 AM – 4:30 PM|
Office hours as above except public holidays, however 24 hour telephone assistance is available.
For crisis assistance outside of these hours, please contact the Bay of Plenty DHB - Acute Care Team - Crisis.
(Tauranga 0800 800 508 or Whakatane 0800 774 545).
Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
No fees apply.
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This page was last updated at 4:09PM on June 11, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Bay of Plenty DHB - Mental Health Services for Older People.