St Vincents Mental Health Service Psychogeriatric
A multidisciplinary service working with patients, families, carers, GPs, Mental Health Services, Geriatric Medical Services, Residential Aged Care Facilities, and other Government and Non-Government organisations. The service is for people aged 60 years and older. Services provided include mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention, rehabilitation and relapse prevention. The team provides home visits, and an outreach clinic.
Alternate Names: Psychogeriatric Mental Health & Dementia Service
The O'Brien Centre, Cnr Burton & Victoria Sts
Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010
Hours of Operation
Daily, 24 hours (Emergency); Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm (in person), Mon-Fri: 9am-10:30pm (by phone)
Doctor, Emergency Department, Specialists Inpatient Referrals: The patient must be referred by a geriatrician via Web deLacy. If a patient over the age of 65 requires mental health assessment, but is not admitted under a geriatrician or psychiatrist, the referral should go to the SVH Consultation Liaison Psychiatry team. Outpatient Referrals: The patient must be 65 years of age or over, and reside within the SVH catchment area. Patients require a GP referral, addressed to the staff specialist. The patient must not currently be engaged with the acute care team or a private psychiatrist.
Yes. Wheelchair access and toilet
City of Sydney
St Vincents Health Australia
NSW Mental Health Line 1800 011 511
Last Updated: 23 June 2021