The Wahi Oranga unit (Nelson Hospital)

Wahi Oranga unit at Nelson Hospital is for adolescents and adults who require inpatient care because they cannot be treated in the community.

How to access this service

Referral must be made by a Nelson Marlborough Health mental health clinician.

Location, visiting hours and contact details

Physical address: Tipahi St, Nelson Hospital

Visiting hours:

Monday to Friday, 3-8.30pm (or by arrangement)

Weekends and public holidays 10.30am to 8.30pm (or by arrangement)

Phone: (03) 546 1800 and ask for extension 7433 

 

 

 

 

Older Persons' Mental Health (Alexandra Hospital)

The Older Persons Mental Health Admissions Unit at Alexandra Hospital provides residential treatment for older people (65 years or older) with significant mental illness, cognitive decline and challenging behaviours, and who also have age-related physical health issues.

Location, visiting hours and contact details

Physical address: Alexandra Hospital Richmond

Visiting hours:

Monday to Friday, 3-8.30pm (or by arrangement)

Weekends and public holidays 10.30am to 8.30pm (or by arrangement)

Phone: (03) 546 1800 and ask for extension Alexandra reception

 

 

 

The Tipahi rehabilitation unit

The Tipahi unit at Nelson Hospital provides inpatient mental health rehabilitation within a hospital setting.

How to access this service

Referrals are made by Wahi Oranga unit staff or the Needs Assessement and Co-ordination Service.

Location, visiting hours and contact details

Physical address: 59-61 Tipahi St, Nelson

Visiting hours:

Monday to Friday, 3-8.30pm (or by arrangement)

Weekends and public holidays 10.30am to 8.30pm (or by arrangement)

Phone: (03) 546 1800 and ask for extension 7433