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Nelson Marlborough Health - Older Persons Mental Health

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Programmes

Older Persons Mental Health Admissions Unit

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referral must be via GP or other Nelson Marlborough Health services

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 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.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 2:56PM on July 13, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Nelson Marlborough Health - Older Persons Mental Health.