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Family Options NASC

Public Service, Paediatrics, Community

Mission Statement

The Family Options NASC service aims to enhance and optimise the care of medically fragile children/children with long term, chronic health conditions and their families/whānau in their community and supports an integrated model of community paediatric care.

The underlying philosophies are:

  • to provide family/whānau centred care with a partnership approach
  • to provide culturally appropriate care
  • to work in an interdisciplinary team
  • to support community based care
  • to integrate all services provided in the community by supporting a case management model
  • to promote respect and cooperation, valuing the opinions of all those involved in the care of medically fragile children/children with long term, chronic health condiitons.

This page was last updated at 1:02PM on July 22, 2021.