Older Persons' Mental Health
About the Service
The Older Persons Mental Health team provides assessment and care for older adults (65 years or older) with significant mental illness, cognitive decline and challenging behaviours, and who also have age-related physical health issues.
Examples of cognitive decline are Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia and mixed or idiopathic front temporal dementia.
Location and contact details
Nelson Older Persons Community Mental Health Team
Alexandra Hospital, Richmond
Phone: (03) 539 3920
Blenheim Older Persons Community Mental Health Team
42 Hospital Road, Blenheim
Phone: (03) 520 999
Page last updated: 11/11/2022