TE MANU TOROA TRUST
Kaupapa Maori Health Care Services

in the Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

 

Kaupapa Maori Respiratory Services

Astma control matter's, get a plan done today.
Our respiratory service is free, community service for children and adolescents between the ages of 9 & 18 years and thier families/whanau.
We provide education and action plans for tamariki and rangatahi with asthma and other respiratory disorders.

This service aims to build on strengths of identified children/taitamariki with diagnosed asthma so that the potential for ealry intervention, prevention, treatment and ongoing management is maximised and the future prospect of improved health outcome for these children/taitamariki can be acheived whild working alongside whanau.

Entry to service: Self/whanau referrals, Primary Care/GP, Secondary/Tertiary health services, other health or social services referrals. 

EMAIL REFERRALS to community@temanutoroa.org.nz or Fax to 07 5712027

 

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:
The diabetes Specialty Nurse provides education and support to those living with diabetes within the hospital and community.

The aim of the service is to work collaboratively with patients and whanau, the primary care team, community agencies and hospital services. The consultation can be carried out in the home, at a clinic, hospital setting, or wherever you want to meet.  You can expect an assessment, an agreed management plan, on going education, and follow up as required.

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.

Entry to service: Can come from whanau, health professionals, community agencies, and the hospital for adults with type 2 and type 1diabetes.

EMAIL REFERRALS to community@temanutoroa.org.nz or Fax to 07 5712027
 

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.

EMAIL REFERRALS to community@temanutoroa.org.nz or Fax to 07 5712027