ARAI TE URU WHARE HAUORA

INTEGRATED HEALTH, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES

OUR ROLE

Our role is to support whānau using an integrated and collaborative approach to service provision in partnership with whānau and other organisations.

Our  approach to service delivery is:

  • Inclusive

  • Culturally relevant

  • Work alongside and in partnership with whānau to support them to realise their potential and achieve their moemoeā.

Whānau have within themselves the capacity to be innovative and capable in making decisions that improve and sustain their life choices.

FEATURED HEALTH SERVICES

Whānau can choose from services that provide a range of supports and interventions.

Where necessary you will be supported into other services within our community so that you are accessing all your entitlements.

Please scroll down to find out more about our Health and Social Services.

SUCCESSFUL WHĀNAU

After visiting us for our services, whānau will:

  • Know how to access the services they need

  • Know how to create their own healthy outcomes

  • Focus on the wellbeing of the whānau as a whole

We partner whānau who want to build up resilience and capacity for self-determination.

We work in the community toward reducing obstacles for whānau.

Please scroll down to find out more about our Health and Social Services.

HEALTH SERVICES​

Indigenous Wrestling Class

MAURI ORA - COMMUNITY HEALTH GYM

We serve whānau from all backgrounds, ages and sizes. We actively encourage all our members to try and lead a healthy lifestyle. Our firm belief is active movement enhances mental health and wellbeing. Group activities offered to the community include indigenous wrestling and boxing for male Rangatahi, a weekly walking group, and a community garden working bee. Check with staff about eligibility.

Community Health Services:

  • Free Gym access to whānau in the community. Open Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.

  • One on one sessions – including individualised exercise plans and individual training with kaimahi.

  • Physio sessions – physio students on placement working with registered whānau.

MĀORI & PACIFIC CANCER PATHWAYS KAIĀRAHI

Available for Māori and Pasifika in Otago at risk or with cancer and their whānau. Our kaimahi can advocate and provide a support network for whānau, helping them with accurate information about their condition, treatment options and when to begin treatment. Referrals can be made by Health providers, GPs, the hospital, or friends and whānau.

HEALTH COACH/COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Our Health Coach and Community Support kaimahi work together to support those with mental health, addiction, and other wellbeing challenges. The aim of these services are to help whānau build on their own skills, knowledge, and confidence to better manage their mental/physical health and wellbeing. Kaimahi work to provide whānau with the tools to achieve positive health outcomes and lifestyle changes. Please check with staff about eligibility criteria.

Physio students working with whānau

TAMARIKI ORA / WELL CHILD

This whānau (family) service is build around the seven free health checks from birth to 3 years in your Tamariki Ora (Well Child) Health Book. Tamariki Ora service offers health screening and promotion, education support while working in partnership with whānau. This service also offers additional visits if whānau require.

MANAAKI ORA NURSING SERVICE

This is a mobile nursing service for people aged 18 years and over. We focus on diabetes, respiratory and cardiac conditions. A Registered Nurse is tailored one on one to your needs and will work in partnership with you to develop a plan of care.

The aim of the service is to provide support and education about your condition. We help you set goals, manage your illness, and access services which you are eligible for.

SOCIAL SERVICES

FAMILY CENTRED SERVICES: FAMILY HARM

We aim to empower whānau with the means to get things back on track. Our kaimahi work with you and your whānau to develop a safety plan and wrk within the decisions made by the whānau. Through advocacy and by connecting with other support agencies, our service provides wraparound support to address family harm. Our kaimahi work with whānau who have children in their care.

TŪ PONO CONNECT

We work alongside whānau to provide brief intervention and ensure they receive appropriate support and information along with the targeted follow up they require. Follow ups may include meeting with Specialist Practitioners, Counsellors, Medical Practitioners and/or other useful services. Kaimahi aim to provide whānau with the tools and strategies to support effective whānau led and inspired action.

MIGRATION SERVICES

Our support kaimahi provide integration pathways to help those settling in the Queenstown-Lakes District. We aim to follow E Tū Whānau values of taking responsibility and action within the local community and supporting whānau to thrive in a new environment. We can advocate, offer advice/information and support whānau to connect with other relevant services if necessary.

WHĀNAU ORA NAVIGATION

The key focus of this service is to build whānau capacity. This is a whānau led process in which the our Whānau Ora Navigator facilitates and works towards engaging the whole whānau.

Strengths and aspirations of whānau are identified and plans are made to achieve these aspirations.

Alongside our kaimahi, whānau can make positive lifestyle changes, strengthen whānau relationships and improve their overall wellbeing.

MOKOPUNA ORA

This service enables strategies for tamariki and their whānau to build capability and long term wellbeing to ensure the child’s safety and stability within the home. The aim of the service is for tamariki to have access to essential resources, services and to provide education around parenting.

WHĀNAU RESILIENCE

Supports rangatahi (youth) and their whānau who have experienced or been perpetrators of family harm. The heart of this mahi is the voice of rangatahi and whānau, ensuring that the path followed is rangatahi and whānau led. Our kaimahi support long-term healing from the trauma of violence and developing skills to become resilient to the patterns of behaviour that led to violence.

MIDDLE EASTERN INTEGRATED SUPPORT SERVICES

We work with Arabic/Farsi speaking families from the Middle East who are settling in Dunedin. The service aims at facilitating and coordinating social services and relationships enabling families to adapt to New Zealand life and become active citizens involved in their local communities.

Send us a message

25 College Street
Caversham
Dunedin 9012

Phone: (03) 471 9960
Email: reception@araiteuru.co.nz
Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

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