Older Persons Mental Health (OPMH) Service

​​​Older Persons Mental Health (OPMH) provides a comprehensive range of services including:

  • acute admission

  • inpatient services

  • ECT

  • community services

  • consultation/ liaison

  • education and

  • outpatient/rural/regional outreach

Services manage and treat 'organic' psychiatric disorders such as delirium and dementia and 'functional' psychiatric disorders such as depression, bipolar and schizophrenia.

Older Persons Mental Health also encompasses the Mabel Howard Clinic, now based at Burwood Hospital in Christchurch.

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Related Documents

Find out about services at ​Burwood ​Hospital ​including maps, service listings and transport information.​ ​

Find out more​ about older persons health treatment on our partner HealthInfo Canterbury ​​web​site.

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Page last reviewed: 01 August 2016