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Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Merit Team

The Merit Team is the community mental health team for older people in Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton.

What we do

We provide mental health assessment and monitoring for people aged 65 and over. Younger people with a progressive dementia can also receive input from the team.

The team comprises of eight mental health nurses, a mental health occupational therapist, administrator and team manager. We work closely with the older age consultants based at the Birch Hill and Royal Oldham Hospitals.

How to access the service

All referrals are made via the Single Point of Entry Service who screen and direct referrals to the most appropriate team within the Mental Health Service. Referrals can be made by:

  • GPs
  • Health professional
  • Social care professional

Who to contact

01706 676400
HMR older people's community mental health team

Where to go

Name of venue
Venue address
Birch Hill Hospital
Birch Road
OL12 9QB

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Last Updated: 07/11/2022
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