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Helensburgh Cottage Dual Diagnosis - Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Inpatient Unit - Otago

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services


All of New Zealand

Age Groups


Referral Types

DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Access to Helensburgh Cottage is exclusively through National Intellectual Disability Care Agency (NIDCA).


Helensburgh Cottage is a safe and supportive environment for people who have an intellectual disability with associated challenging behaviour and/or mental health issues and have been directed to accept care, treatment and/or rehabilitation under the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care & Rehabilitation) Act 2003 (IDCCR).


Helensburgh Cottage, Wakari Hospital, 369 Taieri Road, Dunedin

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Contact Details

Southland Hospital, Invercargill


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This page was last updated at 9:55AM on December 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Adult Inpatient Mental Health Services.