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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

Adult / Pakeke

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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This page was last updated at 11:23AM on April 28, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Adult Inpatient Mental Health Services.