3 August 2017
By Email: [FYI request #6154 email]
Dear Ms Black
Official Information Act Request
I write in response to your Official Information Act Request dated 7 July 2017. You requested the
• Does “Tiaho Mai” mental health inpatient unit currently have security cameras operating
within the hospital area? I am defining hospital area as including: the reception area, entrance
and exit points, main patient leisure areas, occupational therapy spaces, seclusion rooms,
patient corridors, intensive care or high dependency areas, private/patient outside garden
spaces. This excludes any cameras operating outside of the inpatient unit treatment areas
such as car parks, public hospital grounds.
• If the inpatient unit does have cameras operating may you please provide the fol owing
o When were the cameras instal ed?
o Where are the cameras located?
o How many cameras are operating?
o “Seclusion, Restraint, and Assault” reporting data for one year prior to the instal ation
of any security cameras. For example, if cameras were installed June 2010, I request
Seclusion, Restraint, and Assault reporting data for the period from June 2009 – June
o Seclusion, Restraint, and Assault” reporting data for one year after the instal ation of
any security cameras. For example, if cameras were installed June 2010, I request
Seclusion, Restraint, and Assault reporting data for the period from June 2010 – June
Tiaho Mai Acute Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit does not currently have any security cameras
I trust this satisfactorily answers your request.
Acting Chief Executive
Counties Manukau District Health Board
19 Lambie Drive, Manukau, Auckland 2104 | Private Bag 94052, Manukau, Auckland 2241
T: 09 276 0000 | cmdhb.org.nz