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Te Whare Mahana Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Programmes

Home Based Support

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

For more information about this service please contact the Community Mental Health Team on 03 525 7647.

Please note: This service is for people in or residing in the Golden Bay area.

Description

To receive home based support, a client must first be assessed by a Service Coordination (NASC) agency and given a ‘Needs Assessment’.   A Needs Assessment will determine if a client is entitled to extra support towards developing independent living skills and social competence in a community setting.

Support workers spend an agreed number of hours in a person’s home providing personal support and household management services. The number of hours and type of tasks to be done by the support worker is identified during a needs assessment.

Support is usually provided on a one to one basis to assist with personal support and household management. This may mean supporting a person to do the task themselves or doing the task for them if they are unable to.

Contact Details

34 Motupipi Street, Takaka, Golden Bay

Nelson Marlborough

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163 Commercial Street, Takaka

Nelson Marlborough

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This page was last updated at 10:32AM on July 30, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Whare Mahana Trust.