SERVICE OVERVIEW

TE ORANGA SERVICES

 

Pictured: Leigh Lovett

LOCATION:

Te Oranga Service is located at the Taupo Hospital. 

HOURS:

Monday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm

 CONTACT DETAILS:

NAME POSITION PHONE EMAIL
Leigh Lovett Kaiwhakahaere 5972 Leigh.Lovett@lakesdhb.govt.nz

SERVICE DESCRIPTION:

Te Oranga is a specialist cultural support service for Maori.  This service is contracted in from Tuwharetoa Health Charitable Trust and operationally supervised by the Maori Health team.

Te Oranga provides advocacy and cultural support for Maori who present to Taupo Hospital.  Te Oranga also provides staff with cultural guidance within clinical practice when dealing with Maori.  Te Oranga represents the patient in the multi disciplinary team meetings to ensure the care and discharge planning include recommendations and/or findings as per the cultural assessment undertaken by Te Oranga staff. 

 
 
 
10/06/2015 11:09 a.m.
Serena Reed