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Manaaki Te Whanau

Manaaki Te Whanau - Supporting Family Health

We are an outreach team based at the the Whanganui Regional Health Network. Our team consists of registered nurses, kaiwhina and administrators.

For children who are overdue for immunisations or children requiring a B4 School Check or families with no GP, we provide the following:

Long-term Conditions Support

A registered nurse working with the patient and family, alongside their GP and practice team, to development an integrated care plan.

By working together in this way, the areas that are having an impact on a person’s life are addressed, which often results in improved quality of life.

This service works across various health and social sectors, such as housing, employment, Work & Income NZ, and involves advocacy and support for the patient and their family.  As well as supporting general practice to develop innovative solutions.

The Whanganui Regional Health Network (WRHN) has an allocation of 219 homes in this years July 2015 to June 2016 Healthy Homes project. 136 homes have been allocated already, made up of: