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 assessment they are referred to aged residential care or a support service.

Referral criteria

Referrals are required by Nelson Marlborough Health mental health specialists. 

Visiting hours
Monday to Friday: 3-8.30pm (or by arrangement)
Weekends and public holidays: 10.30am - 8.30 pm (or by arrangement)

Locations and contact details
Alexandra Hospital

Physical Address:
5 Alexandra Grove
Richmond
Nelson 7020
Phone: (03) 543 9800

Unit manager

Phone: (03) 546 1800 and ask for reception
Fax: (03) 546 1474