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Waikato DHB - Mental Health Service for Older People

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Programmes

Community Mental Health Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from all sources. However, we prefer the involvement of the General Practitioner. Most referrals will be initially assessed in their place of residence by a community mental health nurse, consultant or registrar. 

Description

This service is intended for people over the age of 65 years who experience mental illness for the first time in their lives. The service is also intended for adults of any age with an established diagnosis of dementia complicated by significant behavioural or psychological symptoms.

Outpatient clinics are located at 214 Pembroke Street, Hamilton, Level B1, Older Persons and Rehabilitation Building, Waikato Hospital.

Contact Details

Older Persons and Rehabilitation Building
Waikato Hospital, Gate 3
214 Pembroke Street
Waikato Hospital
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

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Street Address

Older Persons and Rehabilitation Building
Waikato Hospital, Gate 3
214 Pembroke Street
Waikato Hospital
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

Postal Address

Mental Health Service for Older People
Level B1, Older Persons and Rehabilitation Building
214 Pembroke Street
Private Bag 3200
Hamilton 3240

This page was last updated at 2:34PM on September 26, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Waikato DHB - Mental Health Service for Older People.