Nelson Marlborough Health - Older Persons Mental Health
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Older Persons Mental Health Admissions Unit
- Programme Areas
Crisis / acute, Mental health
- Programme Type
- Age Groups
Older adult / kaumātua
- Referral Types
DHB clinical services
Referral must be via GP or other Nelson Marlborough Health services
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 and require a short period of time in inpatient care. Referral to aged residential care or support service after assessment, may be required.
The Older Persons Mental Health Admissions Unit is located at Alexandra Hospital.
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