Our Aged Persons Mental Health Service provides specialist support for people 65 and over with significant mental health challenges or severe behavioural and psychological symptoms associated with neurocognitive disorders such as dementia.
Our team acknowledge the unique health challenges associated with ageing and work with people accessing the service, their families, and other treating professionals to provide holistic and personalised care.
Need help now?
If you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on Triple Zero (000).
If you need urgent help for your mental health or would like to access specialist mental health support through Peninsula Health please contact Mental Health Telephone Triage on 1300 792 977, 24 hours, 7 days per week.
If you need immediate mental health support and are unable to utilise a telephone service please attend the Frankston or Rosebud Emergency Department in person 24 hours, 7 days per week.