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Referral Eligibility

Referral to the Whanau Ora Service can be from General Practice, other health professionals, community groups whanau or self.  All referrals must meet the following criteria:

- Reside within ADHB region

- 18 years and over (less than can be referred to child/youth Toi Tu)

- At risk or current Cardiovascular disease /Diabetes (ALL Maaori and Pacific meet CV risk by target ethnicity. Other individuals according to CV risk screening or disease.)

- May have a long term condition eg COPD, Asthma, CVD, Diabetes

- Client has ability to improve and become self managing of health and well being from Nursing and/or Lifestyle Coach intervention.

- Discussed with and consent obtained from the individual client for referral to this service


-  This service does not duplicate services already contracted for by the MOH, ACC or DHB for inpatient or community services (e.g. Patients receiving palliative care)

-  Mental health/cognitive conditions and addictions are excluded.  Stable Depression can be referred.

Referral forms can be obtained from the website and emailed/faxed or set up within Medtech and sent via Healthlink.

For further information re the programme or referrals please contact the Whanau Ora Clinical Coordinator


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