Whānau Ora Faciliator

He mihi

Tēna koe te morehu pakeke, koutou  ma ngā tūroro, me koutou hoki ngā whānau.

Tēnei te mihi whakatau ki a koe, ki a koutou hoki e kaha nei kia piki haere te whai oranga hauora mo koutou.

He whakamāramatanga tēnei pānui he kaupapa mo Whānau Ora.

Ahakoa kua pāngia koe ki te mate, me pupuri tonu koe ki ngā tohutohu ora o tātou tīpuna.

He aha te mea nui o tēnei Ao?  Māku e kī atu, he tangata! he tangata! he tangata!

What is Whānau Ora?

  • An inclusive approach to providing services and opportunities for whanau/families
  • An approach to empower whanau/families as a whole
  • An approach that is available for all whanau/families in need
  • Even though you are unwell, always embrace the health advice of our ancestors.
  • What is the most important thing in this world? I say, it is people! It is people! It is people!
  • Provide cultural support to Maori inpatients and their whānau.

What is the role of the Whānau Ora Facilitator?

  • Provide cultural advice and support to Hospital staff.
  • Ensure tīkanga is observed and practised.
  • Ensure cultural safety and awareness improves within the service.
  • Help the service to implement and understand Whanau Ora principles and practices.
  • Ensure that the hospital experience by Maori patients is improved.
  • Ensure smooth transition from hospital to community based Whanau Ora, and other external support services.

Who is the Whānau Ora Facilitator?

Pita Paul

Ko Mataatua te Waka

Ko Ngātimanawa te Iwi

Whānau Ora Facilitator contact details

Telephone:  (06) 869 8876

Pager No: 52

Mobile:  0275 207 011

Email:   Pita.Paul@tdh.org.nz

Ask your nurse, or Doctor, or your Social Worker to make contact for you.

Further assistance

Contact the Kaiatawhai on Pager No 176 or Hauora Māori Health Services ext. 8401

Complaints and Advice (06) 869 0528

HDC Adnet 0800 112 233

Health Consumer Services 862 7762

Please read the pamphlet "Consumers Rights" published by the Health & Disability Commissioner

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