6 Aug 2018

IHC welcomes Ashley Peacock release from mental health unit

From Morning Report, 8:24 am on 6 August 2018

The IHC is welcoming the news that Ashley Peacock will be released from a mental health unit and live in the community. Mr Peacock's case made it into the media when it was revealled he was living in a 10sq m seclusion room, in the Tawhirimatea mental health unit in Porirua. He's been living in the room for more than five years. Trish Grant is the Director of Advocacy for IHC. She talks to Alex Perrottet.