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Nelson Marlborough Health - Older Persons Mental Health

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Programmes

Older Persons Community Mental Health

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Older adult

Referral Types

GP

Referral Process

Referrals to the Older Persons Mental Health team need to be completed by your GP.

Individuals eligible for referral are older adults with significant mental health problems and adults any…

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Description

The Older Persons Mental Health (OPMH) team provide a specialist service that offers consultation and assessment; and coordinates care for older adults living with significant mental illness and/or cognitive decline…

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Older Persons Mental Health Admissions Unit

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Older adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referral must be via another Nelson Marlborough Health mental health team.

Description

The Older Persons Mental Health Admissions Unit provides treatment for older persons with acute inpatient assessment needs related to dementia, mental health decline who cannot be treated in the community…

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Hours

Visiting hours for the Older Persons Mental Health Admissions Unit:

 Monday - Friday  3.00pm - 8.30pm
 Weekends & Public Holidays  10.30am - 8.30pm

Or by arrangement.

Fees

No fees apply.

Contact Details

Alexandra Hospital

Nelson Marlborough

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Wairau Hospital

Nelson Marlborough

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This page was last updated at 2:34PM on October 11, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Nelson Marlborough Health - Older Persons Mental Health.