Most referrals will be initially assessed in their place of residence by a community mental health nurse or doctor (consultant or registrar).
The team also includes social workers, psychologists, and occupational therapists.
Ward OPR 1
Older Persons and Rehabilitation Building, Gate 3, Pembroke Street (west side), Hamilton
Level B1, Older Persons and Rehabilitation Building, Gate 3, Pembroke Street (west side), Hamilton
Phone: (07) 839 8603, Fax: (07) 839 8737
Referrals are accepted from all sources.
However, we prefer the involvement of the General Practitioner using the guidelines for referrals.
All referrals are assessed on the content of information supplied and treated accordingly.
People with uncomplicated dementia with significant physical assessment requirements should be referred to the Older Persons and Rehabilitation (OP&R) using its Single Point of Entry Referral Form [PDF, 46 KB]).
Patients with acute confusional states (delirium) should be referred to General Medicine or Older Persons and Rehabilitation.