Kakakura Health Services
Mental Health & Addictions Service, Kaupapa Māori
- Programme Areas
Mental health, Kaupapa Māori
- Programme Type
Kaupapa Māori - mental health, Respite
- Age Groups
Adult / pakeke
- Referral Types
DHB clinical services
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.
Te Kotuku provides 2 beds for emergency and planned respite care for Southern District Health Board.
Te Kotuku 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.
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This page was last updated at 8:04AM on June 29, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Kakakura Health Services.