Southern DHB Adult Inpatient Mental Health Services
Mental Health & Addictions Service
Ward 10A Dual Diagnosis - Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Inpatient Unit - Otago
- Programme Areas
Crisis / acute, Mental health
- Programme Type
Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Waitaki
- Age Groups
Adult / pakeke
- Referral Types
DHB clinical services, Corrections
All referrals to Ward 10A must come via the Southern DHB Emergency Psychiatric Services or through the Court/Prison system.
Ward 10A is a 12-bed, medium secure locked inpatient unit providing support and treatment to people with an intellectual disability and/or mental illness who are displaying challenging behaviour which cannot be safely managed in the community; require assessment under the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care & Rehabilitation) Act 2003 (IDCCR) /Criminal Proceedings (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003 (CPMIP); or have committed criminal offences which have been dealt with by the Courts under IDCCR legislation.
Ground Floor, Helensburgh House, Wakari Hospital, 369 Taieri Road, Dunedin
- Useful Patient Information - Intellectual Disability Service (PDF, 533.4 KB)
- Intellectual Disability Service Brochure (PDF, 440.2 KB)
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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.