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Capital & Coast DHB - General Adult Community Mental Health Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Capital & Coast DHB General Adult Community Mental Health Services are delivered by four community adult mental health teams located in Kapiti, Porirua and Wellington (two teams).  The services provide assessment and treatment for adults from 18 years old to 65 years.

As well as longer-term treatment with people, the community teams also provide support and advice to general practitioners in their ongoing care of people.

Programmes

Community Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Wellington

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to the services is via referral to Te Haika (Telephone 0800 745 477 or (04) 918 2267 or fax (04) 918 2284). 

A referral can be from the person…

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Description

The teams offer "Choice appointments".  These are an initial appointment with a mental health clinician to work with a person to determine what is the current issue and what is…

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Acute Packages of Care - Stepdown Care

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services

Regions

Wellington

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service is via referral to Te Haika (Telephone 0800 745 477 or (04) 918 2267 or fax (04) 918 2284). 

A referral can be from the person…

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Description

Acute packages of care are developed to support acutely mentally unwell clients, generally in their own homes.

Enhanced community support, which is intensive support up to 2-3 times daily during…

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Consultation Liaison Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Wellington

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals come from other general hospital ward staff.

Description

The General Hospital Consultation Liaison service provides assessment and treatment of people in general Capital & Coast DHB hospital wards who have mental health issues associated with their physical illness.

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Needs Assessment & Service Co-Ordination Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based

Regions

Wellington

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service is via referral to Te Haika (Telephone 0800 745 477 or (04) 918 2267 or fax (04) 918 2284). 

A referral can be from the person…

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Description

The Service Coordination team commence personalised planning with tangata whaiora/consumers that may require additional environmental or social or independent living support in the community to facilitate recovery.  The person, with…

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Team for Assertive Community Treatment (TACT)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Wellington

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referral to the team is through C&CDHB Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Directorate teams only.

Description

The Team for Assertive Community Treatment (TACT) provides intensive follow-up treatment and support for people (aged 18 years and above) that have long term mental health issues in the C&CDHB…

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Fees

No fees apply.

Contact Details

Kapiti Health Centre

Wellington

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14 Hartham Place, Porirua

Wellington

  • Phone

    (04) 381 1600

  • Fax

    (04) 381 1640

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100 Tory Street, Wellington

Wellington

  • Phone

    (04) 801 4830

  • Fax

    (04) 801 4859

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36 Tacy Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington

Wellington

  • Phone

    (04) 806 1366

  • Fax

    (04) 806 1399

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Wellington Hospital - Nga Puna Waiora

Wellington

  • Phone

    Consultation Liaison: (04) 806 2185

  • Fax

    Consultation Liaison: (04) 806 2481

  • Website

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Kenepuru Community Hospital - Te Hohipera o Kenepuru

Wellington

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This page was last updated at 1:12PM on August 25, 2016.