Auckland DHB Community Services (Adult)
Public Service, Community
NURSING SERVICES - Specialist Gerontology Nursing
Gerontology Nurse Specialists will provide nursing assessment, advice, education and support to those people living within the community with age related needs and complex medical conditions.
The team have a great relationship with Aged Care Providers and work with other teams in the community to provide seamless care across the acute and community continuum.
The team help to support a number of schemes within the community and can help to navigate cares for older people living at home.
What to expect
The Gerontology Nurse Specialists will provide assessment for those patients with complex medical needs that require specialist nursing input, for people over 65. We can also provide advice for Residential care facilities and GPs.
How to access the service
- E-referrals (GPs)
Phone: 0800 631 1234
Building 17 Green Lane Clinical Centre