Contact: Triage Worker on 1300 363 746 or 9076 6012 (BH)
The Community Aged Persons' Mental Health Service forms part of the Aged Psychiatry Services at Caulfield Hospital.
The team is available to see people in their own homes; which may include a hostel, nursing home, and/or supportive residential service.
The team of Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Registrars, Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists works closely with the client's General Practitioner and family / carer.
Trained and approved interpreters will be used when assessing and treating non-English speaking clients.
The team will visit people who live in
Service Provision Criteria
Persons 65 years or over who suffer from or experience a mental illness that requires specialist psychiatric assessment/management, such as:
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