About Alexandra Hospital

Alexandra Hospital offers two main services:

  • Older Persons' Mental Health – Community

  • Older Persons' Mental Health Admission Unit

Older Persons Mental Health Admissions Unit

This unit caters to people with conditions related to dementia and mental health decline who require a short stay in inpatient care. After an assessment, they are referred to aged residential care or a support service.

Referral criteria

Referrals are required by Nelson Marlborough mental health specialists. 


Physical Address: 5 Alexandra Grove, Richmond, Nelson 


Contact details

(03) 546 1800 and ask for reception

Visiting hours

Monday to Friday:

3pm - 8.30pm (or by arrangement)

Weekends and public holidays:

10.30am - 8.30 pm (or by arrangement)