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MidCentral DHB - Older Adult Mental Health

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Star 1 Ward is for those adults who are experiencing a first presentation of moderate to severe mental distress after the age of 65. 

NEW we now have a mobile team able to visit you in the community.

Programmes

Star 1 Inpatient Ward - Older Adult Mental Health

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services

Regions

MidCentral

Age Groups

Older adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Description

Star 1 Ward is for those adults who are experiencing a first presentation of moderate to severe mental distress after the age of 65.

Star 1 provides specialist assessment and…

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Mobile Team - Older Adult Mental Health

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

MidCentral

Age Groups

Older adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Description

Our mobile team provides visiting support services to older adults who are experiencing mental distress, living in the community.

We also offer an older adult community nursing service providing assessments…

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Staff

Clinical Manager - Annette Carse

Hours

Inpatient visiting hours are between 2.00pm and 8.00pm.

Please contact the senior nurse in charge to access outside of these hours.

After hours, call (06) 350 8492.

Languages Spoken

English,

Charges

No fees apply.

Public Transport

Palmerston North Hospital is on the main bus route.

Parking

Parking is available onsite at Palmerston North Hospital: 40 minutes free, $2.00 per hour thereafter.

Contact Details

Freephone 0800 653 357

Via Gate 2, Heretaunga Street
Palmerston North Hospital
Palmerston North 4442

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Street Address

Via Gate 2, Heretaunga Street
Palmerston North Hospital
Palmerston North 4442

Postal Address

Star 1
Palmerston North Hospital
Private Bag 11036
Palmerston North

This page was last updated at 9:23AM on June 8, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by MidCentral DHB - Older Adult Mental Health.