The demise of Trash Palace
My daughter, Maryanne Magill shared (April 7) her concern about the erosion of services to mental health patients in and around Porirua and Titahi Bay.
I refer to a comment from the district health board that ‘‘Trash Palace will be replaced by a better model to assist with the rehabilitation of mental health patients’’.
From visiting my daughter for over 31 years at Porirua and Titahi Bay, I am very suspicious about how the Government uses the terminology, ‘‘Trust us, we have a better model to replace (whatever)’’.
Prisoners Aid and Rehabilitation has been torn apart from ‘‘a better model’’, as have been many other sensitive