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Support for older people

… about services for older people in New Zealand. It includes a nationwide database directory and information about: community groups and organisations, retirement and lifestyle villages and living, home help services, respite care and short term options, aged care services, rest homes, residential care, private hospitals, dementia care, public hospitals and other services for seniors.

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Age ConcernCommitted to promoting wellbeing, rights, respect and dignity for older people.…

Dietitians

DietitiansDietitians are registered health professionals who provide specialist advice about food and nutrition to clients and those who care for them.

The clinical dietitian team at Waikato Hospital has specialist dietitians who provide services to all wards. They also provide outpatient services within both adult and paediatric areas.

Community health dietitians work with clients to provide education and support with dietary treatment. They provide services at Thames, Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and T…

Health profiles

Health profiles provide data and information related to identified health priority areas and priority population groups in the Waikato DHB region.

The Youth Wellbeing ProfileDesigned to inform and further enhance the work of Public Health in education settings. It will be used to guide the understanding of health and wellbeing among young people aged 13-24 years in the Waikato DHB region.

The objectives of this profile are to:

identify the strengths of Waikato-based youth
acknowledge potentia…

Preceptorship

… online registration form for Wintec.

All course work will be accessed via an online module.

The Professional Development Unit (PDU) will fund the course for DHB employees and DHB funded workplaces who are supporting students and New Graduate RNs  (e.g. aged care sector, iwi providers).

No charge to service budgets will occur.

Each course runs as a separate entity and therefore applicants who do not attend day 2 will not be offered an alternative date except in extenuating circumstances.

Pl…

What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11-year-olds?

What is this COVID-19 immunisation being offered and who is it for?
This is the COVID-19 vaccine for tamariki aged 5 to 11 years.

Parents and caregivers have the opportunity to protect their tamariki aged 5 to 11 against COVID-19, by being immunised with a child (paediatric) formulation of the Pfizer vaccine.

How the programme will run?
Immunisations for tamariki start around the motu on 17 January.  

The Ministry of Health is working with DHBs, and community organisations to roll out the Pfi…

Study days and education

… in partnership with nurse educators and coordinators from Professional Development Unit. All education initiatives delivered by the Professional Development Unit are open to external applicants from the nursing community in the Waikato region (such as Aged Care, Practice Nurses etc.), unless flyers/calendar specifies “target audience Waikato DHB staff only”.

Some of our education initiatives are also facilitated by the use of Telehealth, so that rural nurses can remain at their home base and i…

Hamilton

Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment Service (CAHT)

Ph: 0800 505 050
Address: 193 London Street, Hamilton

24/7 and for self-presentations 
8am - 4.30 pm

Provides a single point of entry for all acute and non-acute mental health issues.  This service is available all day and every day and anyone who calls will be referred to the appropriate treatment or support service.  Can be through referrals from GP, family, friends or by self.

Child Youth and Family

Ph: 0508 326 459
Email: cyfcallcentre…