Whanganui DHB - Mental Health Care of the Older Person Team
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Mental Health Care of the Older Person
- Programme Areas
- Programme Type
Non-acute specialist mental health community services
- Age Groups
- Referral Types
Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services
Referrals are made through the triage nurse at Community Mental Health. Phone (06) 348 1207.
100 Heads Road, Private Bag 3003, Whanganui 4540.
Specialist team (psychiatrist, registered nurses, service coordinator) that assess and treat people over the age of 65 years with mental health problems.
|Mon – Fri||8:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
For crisis assistance outside these hours, please call the MHAHT team on 0800 653 358.
Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
There are no costs for services for citizens or residents of Aotearoa/New Zealand.
All WDHB Mental Health and Addiction Services have a multidisciplinary team (MDT) of health professionals who work together with the service user and their family to ensure they receive integrated care to help with their recovery and discharge.
The WDHB has kaumātua and kuia available to provide cultural support to patients/service users/tangata whaiora and their whānau, if required.
(06) 348 1207
Phone (06) 348 1234 General or Patient Enquiries
Outpatient Appointments: ph (06) 348 1267
Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (06) 348 1234
100 Heads Road
100 Heads Road
Private Bag 3003
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This page was last updated at 3:38PM on October 24, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Whanganui DHB - Mental Health Care of the Older Person Team.