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Starship Community Service

Public Service, Community, Paediatrics

Description

Starship Community is a multidisciplinary team of professionals providing nursing, allied health (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech language therapy, dietetics), technical and cultural support to children, young people and their families living within the Auckland DHB area.

Starship Community provides one coordinated service that operates in the five DHB locality areas (See ADHB Locality map below for further details).

LOCALITY BASED SERVICES

The Starship Community Locality teams provide the following services (see details below under "Services" heading):

  • Community Nursing
  • Health Promotion
  • Child Development Services
  • Complex Medical Issues
  • Refugee and New Migrant
  • Culturally Appropriate Social Support

The team is made up of:

  • Administration support
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Co-ordinator
  • Community Health Workers
  • Community Paediatrician
  • Dietitians
  • Health Promoters
  • Needs assessment and respite support for medically fragile children
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Social Workers

Referral Expectations

Referrals are accepted from parents/caregivers, community workers, health professionals and teachers via:

  • e-Referral
  • email:

HEARING AND EAR HEALTH SERVICES

Within the Starship Community Service is the Hearing and Ear Health Team, which combines Audiology, Newborn Hearing Screening, Ear Nurses and Vision and Hearing Testers as one team.

The Hearing and Ear Health team provide the following services:

  • Mobile ear clinics (follow the link for more information)
  • Hearing assessment and intervention at Greenlane Clinical Centre
  • Vision and hearing testing

The team is made up of:

  • Administration support
  • Audiologists
  • Ear Nurses
  • Newborn Hearing Screeners
  • Vision and Hearing Testers

Referral Expectations

Who Can Refer:  General Practitioners and other health professionals

All referrals to the Hearing and Ear Health Team must be sent to the Central Referrals Office via one of the below methods:

  • e-Referral
  • email:

Services

  • Community Nursing


    School based healthcare and health promotion in priority primary and intermediate schools… More

  • Health Promotion


    Programmes to improve health and wellbeing More

  • Child Development Services


    Assessment and therapy support for children with developmental difficulties or a disability… More

  • Complex Medical Issues


    Respite assessment and support packages for medically fragile children and young people… More

  • Refugee and New Migrant


    Support, health promotion and advocacy More

  • Culturally Appropriate Social Support


    Dedicated social workers and community health workers providing family and cultural support and advocacy More

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Contact Details

Greenlane Clinical Centre

Central Auckland

214 Green Lane West
One Tree Hill
Auckland 1051

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Street Address

214 Green Lane West
One Tree Hill
Auckland 1051

Postal Address

Level 6, Cornwall Complex, Building 15
214 Green Lane West
One Tree Hill
Auckland 1051

This page was last updated at 3:47PM on November 3, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Starship Community Service.