RNS Older People's Mental Health (OPMH) service provides specialist mental health assessment, care planning, clinical management, clinical advice to other key services, health professionals and, programs.
Mental Health problems may include anxietym depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, suicide ideas and moderate to severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.
The team works collaboratively with consumers, carers, general practitioners, and other services to support early intervention and recovery for older people with mental health
The services are delivered by a range of health professionals with skills and expertise in mental health problems affecting older people and people with age-related frailty. This includes specialist old-age psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, and social workers.