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Kaupapa Maori Health Care Services

in the Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

 

Kaupapa Maori Mobile Disease State Management Nursing

The service focuses specifically on the adult population with Diabetes, Respiratory disease and Heart Disease (CVA). Our nurse cooperates and coordinates care with other healthcare services to maximize the potential for effective Disease State Management.
The role of the Disease State Management Nurse incorporates a whanau centered approach to health will improve accessibility for Māori and vulnerable populations.


DSM Nurse: Lee

 

 

Kaupapa Maori Specialist Nursing Services

Cardiac Education and Management:

Our specialist cardiac nurse is a resource for whanau and clinicians with advanced knowledge around medication and cardiac conditions.  The service also provides an advanced level of education specifically targeted to cardiac conditions

Diabetes Education and Management:

Our specialist diabetes nurse is a resource for whanau and clinicians with advanced knowledge around medication and diabetic conditions.  The service also provides up to date treatment options and the most relevant evidenced information and management care plans for whanau.


Cardiac Nurse: Brenda

 

Kaupapa Maori Advanced Nursing Service

Our nursing service can provide complete client management using advanced nursing skills in areas such as:

Assessment and planning of care for people living with chronic illness(es)
Close monitoring of  health care and responding to client/whanau changing needs
Interpreting and developing individual careplans
Medication/medicine education
Assisting client/whanau achieve an optimal level of health
Advocating/assisting at clinical specialist appointments at their clinics within the hospital (or community)
Referrals to other healthcare services such as podiatry, hospital services

Our approach will include working closely with your GP, Practice Nurse, Hauora, Health Provider, Hospital services and other Community organisations.
This service is provided in partnership with the client/whanau and is provided in a range of settings such as the clients home, marae or community centre.


KMANS Nurses: Shelley and Jessie