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Kakakura Health Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Kaupapa Māori

Programmes

Community Based Residential Support

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Kaupapa Māori - mental health, Residential support

Regions

Canterbury, Southland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

You are eligible to receive our services if you have the following: 

•  A psychiatric diagnosis,         
•  Are referred by a psychiatric clinician,         
•  Have a current needs assessment,        
•  And are aged 18 years and over.

This service aims to assist people transitioning from institutional care to a home-based environment.

Description

Te Korimako Established in 1997, Te Korimako is an eight-bed residential whare (home) in Ōtautahi (Christchurch). Te Korimako is a Kaupapa Māori 24-hour residential rehabilitation and respite facility for adults who experience mental illness. Pou Tautoko are trained and supervised mental health support workers.  They assist people who have a mental illness to transition from institutional care to a home- based environment. A balance of cultural and clinical approaches are utilised to achieve takata whaiora (client) goals of wellbeing. These goals are to be integrated into their daily living activities.

Te Kotuku This is a residential whare (home) in Murihiku that was established in 2003. Te Kotuku is a Kaupapa Māori 24-hour residential rehabilitation and respite facility for adults who experience mental illness. Te Kotuku has seven beds for residental rehabilitation and 2 beds for respite.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 8:04AM on June 29, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Kakakura Health Services.