Southern DHB Forensic Services
Public Service, Mental Health, Mental Health & Addictions
Inpatient Forensic Mental Health Service
- Programme Areas
- Programme Type
Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki
- Age Groups
Adult / pakeke
- Referral Types
DHB clinical services, Corrections
Ward 9A is a 13-bed medium secure unit for Otago and Southland consumers who are involved with the justice system and require assessment, treatment and rehabilitation. Clients have either been charged with a criminal offence or alleged to have offended and are known or suspected to have a mental illness, or require assessment and treatment whilst serving a Prison Sentence, or are unable to be managed safely in general mental health services. A full complement of a multidisciplinary team delivers a range of therapeutic services and programmes in this setting. Ward 9A has a strong emphasis on linking consumers with families (whānau) and support persons and reintegration into the wider community.
Wakari Hospital, Dunedin
- Forensic Mental Health Service - Useful Information (PDF, 533.1 KB)
- Ward 9A (Wakari Hospital) Brochure (PDF, 475.5 KB)
Ward 9A is located at Wakari Hospital
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This page was last updated at 11:06AM on April 28, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Forensic Services.