We are lucky to have a registered social worker as part of our team. Her role includes assisting clients and their families/whānau to be safe in their environment, to be self-determining and to manage the personal, family / whānau and/or social effects of life changes due to ill health and/or disability.
Health Social Workers undertake a range of statutory functions and responsibilities relevant to legislative requirements, this may include: child protection; mental health services and vulnerable adults.
Health Social Workers engage with people, including the healthy and unwell, across the ages and stages of life from conception to death. They encounter diverse client-related issues in their day-to-day practice.
She can be contacted by email or by phone:
03 388 9686 or 021 032 3671