Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre
Rehabilitation Services work in partnership with clients to assist them in recognising their strengths and abilities and building self-esteem and confidence. Clients gain skills and coping strategies to enable them to live as active and confident members of the community.
This service exists to create an environment that challenges and supports people who experience mental illness to reach their potential and to have choices for their future. This specialist recovery orientated mental health services provides for 40 inpatients.
The service has two distinct but complementary components, each supporting 20 people:
Ataarangi: Youth rehabilitation. Generally, Ataarangi is for people aged between 16 and 25.
Awheronui: Adult rehabilitation. Generally, Awheronui is for people aged between 20 and 65.
There are 12 units on site, made up of studios and 2-4 bedroom houses.In addition, the main building provides two 5 bed assessment units and other therapeutic and administrative areas.
The key benefits we strive towards for clients are the increased ability to cope with everyday living, empowerment to take control of thier lives and the ability to access resources and support.