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Raukura Hauora o Tainui - Waikato Clinical Community Health Services

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori

Description

Raukura Hauora o Tainui is an incorporated iwi charitable trust founded in 1991 on the aspirations of Kingi Tawhiao, the dream of Princess Te Puea Herangi and legacy of Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu to reclaim the health and wellbeing of the Tainui people. Today Raukura Hauora O Tainui continues to pursue this aspiration delivering health services to the people of the Waikato and Taamaki regions.

To deliver quality kaupapa Maaori health and wellbeing services to all people living in the rohe of Tainui waka so that they are empowered and able to thrive and prosper.

Raukura Hauora O Tainui offers a range of community health services providing a selection of quality healthcare programmes for all our individuals or whaanau at FREE or low and affordable costs.

We have a strong workforce of qualified and trained staff who are committed to support you in making better health choices to improve your own health and wellbeing in a culturally and supportive manner.  

Our Waikato services include:

  • Mobile Chronic Care Management
  • Maternity Support / Hapu Maama Support
  • Tamariki Ora
  • Outreach immunisation Service
  • Rheumatic Fever Prevention
  • Primary Mental Health
  • Community Health Workers
  • Whānau Ora Services
  • Disability Support Services

Read more about each under 'Services' below.

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

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Referral

You can email us to self-refer, you can be referred by your GP or there are external groups that can refer you. To find out how to be referred, contact us on 

Charges

All of these services are FREE based on eligibility for public health funding

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Services Provided

Immunisation

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule. Outreach Immunisations Service: Our highly skilled nurses are well trained in administering immunisations in a range of environments including koohanga, early childhood centres, homes and community settings. This service is only available by specific referral via medical clinics.

  • Childhood immunisation programme
  • Catch-up missed vaccinations
  • Measles / Mumps / Rubella (MMR) vaccine

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

Outreach Immunisations Service: Our highly skilled nurses are well trained in administering immunisations in a range of environments including koohanga, early childhood centres, homes and community settings. This service is only available by specific referral via medical clinics.

Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers: This service provides advocacy, support and education for whaanau who have or are at risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and respiratory illnesses. Our qualified staff also provide specialist dietary and fitness advice for tamariki, rangatahi, pakeke and koroua.

Community Health Workers: This service provides advocacy, support and education for whaanau who have or are at risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and respiratory illnesses. Our qualified staff also provide specialist dietary and fitness advice for tamariki, rangatahi, pakeke and koroua.  

Primary Mental Health

Primary Mental Health: This service is provided across the Waikato. Our skilled coordinator works alongside our medical clinics to receive referrals from our Doctors to provide a range of counselling services and referrals to psychiatrists if required. This includes adolescent and adults.

Primary Mental Health: This service is provided across the Waikato. Our skilled coordinator works alongside our medical clinics to receive referrals from our Doctors to provide a range of counselling services and referrals to psychiatrists if required. This includes adolescent and adults.

Kaupapa Māori
Tamariki Ora Well Child National Service

Our highly trained and skilled nurses help to support our tamariki from the ages 6 weeks to 5 years. They will support parents or carers with their child reaching their milestones of development through these very special early years from crawling, speech to oral health.

Our highly trained and skilled nurses help to support our tamariki from the ages 6 weeks to 5 years. They will support parents or carers with their child reaching their milestones of development through these very special early years from crawling, speech to oral health.

Advocacy
Injury support services
Disability support services

Disability Support Services: Our Maaori Disability Service is aimed at improving the quality of life and independence of people with disabilities. Our Disability Support coordinator provides advice and advocacy services to people with long-term disabilities. In addition to this, the coordinator facilitates access to disability support services including; Needs Assessment Service Coordination (NASC) and referred services (aged residential care, home support).

  • Disability information and advisory services

Disability Support Services: Our Maaori Disability Service is aimed at improving the quality of life and independence of people with disabilities. Our Disability Support coordinator provides advice and advocacy services to people with long-term disabilities. In addition to this, the coordinator facilitates access to disability support services including; Needs Assessment Service Coordination (NASC) and referred services (aged residential care, home support).

Pregnancy and parenting

Maternity Support / Hapu Maamaa Support: This service is to help support our hapu mama during their pregnancy. Our trained coordinator is able to support with education, access to maternity services and Hapu Maamaa programmes.

Maternity Support / Hapu Maamaa Support: This service is to help support our hapu mama during their pregnancy. Our trained coordinator is able to support with education, access to maternity services and Hapu Maamaa programmes.

Health screening

Rheumatic Fever Prevention: Throughout all of services and our clinics we offer free education and throat swabbing for any child or youth to the age of 18 and their family/household members. All our nurses working in the community and clinics can offer this service.

  • Rheumatic fever (Sore throat swab)

Rheumatic Fever Prevention: Throughout all of services and our clinics we offer free education and throat swabbing for any child or youth to the age of 18 and their family/household members. All our nurses working in the community and clinics can offer this service.

Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora Services: Our Whānau Ora practitioners provide social, financial, housing and employment support for whānau. Our specialised staff use comprehensive planning and assessment tools to enable whānau to understand their situation and take the necessary steps to achieve their dreams and goals.

  • Kaupapa Māori

Whānau Ora Services: Our Whānau Ora practitioners provide social, financial, housing and employment support for whānau. Our specialised staff use comprehensive planning and assessment tools to enable whānau to understand their situation and take the necessary steps to achieve their dreams and goals.

Community nursing
Kaupapa Māori
Well Child Tamariki Ora

Our highly trained and skilled nurses help to support our tamariki from the ages 6 weeks to 5 years. They will support parents or carers with their child reaching their milestones of development through these very special early years from crawling, speech to oral health.

Our highly trained and skilled nurses help to support our tamariki from the ages 6 weeks to 5 years. They will support parents or carers with their child reaching their milestones of development through these very special early years from crawling, speech to oral health.

Advocacy
Mental Health Integrated Care

Whaanau Pai: All registered and enrolled patients at any of the 4 Raukura Hauora O Tainui Medical Clinics Te Rengarenga Te Papanui Ngamiro Waahi G A T H E R! Generalist - The HIP is a generalist who sees any behavioural issue and all ages. Accessible - Most HIP services are available on a same-day basis. Team-based - The HIP is a regular member of the team and is ready to help in a variety of ways, such as pre-GP visits, after-GP visits, classes, group medical visits, and assisting with resources. High productivity - The HIP sees 10 or more patients every day. Educator - The HIP teaches behavioural interventions to others on the team. Routine pathways - The HIP helps the team develop pathways or protocols that routinely involve HIP help.

Service types: Counselling, Information & support.

Whaanau Pai:
All registered and enrolled patients at any of the 4 Raukura Hauora O Tainui Medical Clinics

  • Te Rengarenga
  • Te Papanui
  • Ngamiro
  • Waahi 

G A T H E R!

Generalist

- The HIP is a generalist who sees any behavioural issue and all ages.

Accessible

 - Most HIP services are available on a same-day basis.

Team-based

 - The HIP is a regular member of the team and is ready to help in a variety of ways, such as pre-GP visits, after-GP visits, classes, group medical visits, and assisting with resources.

High productivity

 - The HIP sees 10 or more patients every day.

Educator

 - The HIP teaches behavioural interventions to others on the team.

Routine pathways

- The HIP helps the team develop pathways or protocols that routinely involve HIP help.

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Region

Waikato

Contact Details

Maahanga Drive
Te Rapa
Hamilton
Waikato 3200

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Maahanga Drive
Te Rapa
Hamilton
Waikato 3200

This page was last updated at 1:48PM on September 20, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Raukura Hauora o Tainui - Waikato Clinical Community Health Services.