Bay of Plenty DHB - Regional Maori Health Services - Community Nursing
Community Health Service
Whakatāne Regional Māori Health
Regional Māori Health Services at Whakatāne Hospital include:
Te Takapau o Hineahuone Community House is accessed via Te Pou Kōkiri staff. This is a four bedroom house which is furnished and equipped for temporary accommodation.
- Children and Adolescent Community Mental Health
- Adult Community Mental Health
- Community Children/Youth services
Inpatient Ward Services
- Te Toki Maurere Mental Health Inpatient Unit
- Medical and Surgical Services
- Intensive Care Unit
- Emergency Department
- Outpatients Department
Te Pou Kōkiri
Te Pou Kōkiri provide a liaison service and are able to articulate the needs of patients and whānau through the use of Te Reo (language) and Tikanga (customary practices and beliefs).
Te Pou Kōkiri staff will assist and support the patient and whānau (families) through the organisation's clinical processes by being present when a patient is seen by nursing or medical staff.
Te Pou Kōkiri are based in the wards and the community.
Te Pou Kōkiri cover Inpatient Ward Services and Community Services.
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This page was last updated at 11:56AM on February 20, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Bay of Plenty DHB - Regional Maori Health Services - Community Nursing.