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Te Tohu O Te Ora O Ngāti Awa - Community Health Services

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori

Services Provided

Family / whānau

  • Support
  • Whānau Ora

Kaupapa Māori Community Based Nurse-Led Service:

Focus on clients, both adults and tamariki, who have long term conditions and high risk factors.

The service covers the Whakatāne area and wider community (Kawerau, Matata, Edgecumbe, Ōhope).

Our services provide nurse led clinical care that offers support/education to individuals & whānau around long term conditions such as:

  • Diabetes
  • CVD risk/ cardiac conditions
  • Respiratory conditions

This support/education is specific to health conditions, lifestyle, medications and health screenings are also provided.

Services can be home based or in a clinical setting.

Criteria

This free service is available for babies, children and adults who reside within this region.

Must have two or more chronic long term conditions e.g. diabetes and cardiac conditions.

Have an acute exacerbation and live rurally, therefore have additional barriers to accessing health and have an increased risk of hospitalisations.

Contact:

  • Sharon William; Registered Nurse (Chronic Care)
  • sharon.williams@nash.org.nz
  • 027 255 0386
  • Moana Delaney; Registered Nurse (Chronic Care)
    • moana.delaney@nash.org.nz
    • 027 255 0320
  • Lucinda Carter; Registered Nurse (Respiratory)
    • lucinda.carter@nash.org.nz
    • 027 255 0305

    Tamariki Ora - Well Child:

    The home based service delivers tamariki ora Well Child checks to children aged between 0-5 years old who live in the Ngāti Awa rohe.

    • seven entitled Well Child checks
    • clinical assessments
    • inform and support parents to gain knowledge and skills to understand and manage stages of their child's development
    • promote positive parenting skills
    • facilitate access to other community health services
    • advocacy
    • whānau needs are supported
    • health promotion and education

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    Contact Details

    Referrals can be made via referrals@nash.org.nz 

    15 Golf Links Road
    Whakatane
    Bay Of Plenty 3191

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    15 Golf Links Road
    Whakatāne
    Bay Of Plenty 3191

    This page was last updated at 10:05AM on August 13, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Tohu O Te Ora O Ngati Awa - Community Health Services.