This is Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau's regional detoxification service.
Timatanga Hou is a short stay eight-bed unit supporting people going through detox/withdrawal from substances of addiction.
All admissions are planned and booked in. This is not an acute admissions unit.
Access to this service is by referral from a health professional directly to the service.
Phone 09 439 3330 – Press the number indicated for Dargaville Hospital, then ask to speak to someone from Timatanga Hou
This is an inpatient service. Clients may have visitors, but this is pre-arranged with staff and the client.