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Family Options Respite Programme

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Description

Family Options Respite Programme is a regional service that is responsible for the co-ordination of supports for medically fragile children/children with long term health conditions and their families/whanau within Auckland, Counties Manukau, Northland and Waitemata District Health Boards.

Family Options Respite Programme aims to enhance and optimise the care of the children and their families/whanau in their community by participating in and supporting an integrated model of community paediatric care.

If a child's needs are as a result of a disability they should be referred to their local Disability Support Services (DSS) NASC.

If a child's needs are as a result of an accident they should be referred to ACC.

Referral Expectations

Referrals can be made to the Family Options Respite Programme via a medical practitioner, social worker, community nurse or any health professional.

The children will be assessed for eligibility by the Family Options Needs Assessment Team.

Services

  • Mission Statement

    Family Options Respite Programme aims to enhance and optimise the care of medically fragile children/children with long term health conditions and their families/whanau in their community and supports an integrated model of community paediatric care.… More

Contact Details

Greenlane Clinical Centre

Central Auckland

Family Options Respite Programme
Room 632, Level 6, Cornwall Complex, Building 15
214 Green Lane West
One Tree Hill
Auckland 1051

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Street Address

Family Options Respite Programme
Room 632, Level 6, Cornwall Complex, Building 15
214 Green Lane West
One Tree Hill
Auckland 1051

Postal Address

Family Options Respite Programme
Private Bag 92189
Auckland 1142

This page was last updated at 9:58AM on February 27, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Options Respite Programme.