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Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Psychiatry for Older People Service (POPS)

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Programmes

Psychiatry for Older People Service (POPS)

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Intake / assessment, Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Northland

Age Groups

Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals to this services are accepted primarily from GPs, and internal referrals from NDHB specialists are considered.

Description

Provides assessment and treatment for persons aged 65 yrs+ who are experiencing an acute mental health illness or people living with dementia of any age who are experiencing significant behavourial and psychological challenges.

Hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Northland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 1:17PM on May 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Psychiatry for Older People Service (POPS).