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Social Work

Social Work services provided include:

  • Meals on Wheels
  • Information on home support in services
  • Supportive counselling (personal)
  • Crisis intervention
  • Financial advise / support, transport / accommodation
  • Advise / information to community resources
  • Advise on Enduring Powers of Attorney and Court Applications under the PPPR Act
  • Elder abuse / neglect assessment / follow-up
  • Discharge Planning
  • Child abuse/neglect assessments / follow-up (NB: All child protection investigations are carried out by the CYPF services)

Patients are referred to this service through their hospital, a GP or other health professionals working in the community.  Assessment is completed by trained Needs Assessors


Monday to Thursday, 8:30am – 4:30pm


Community Health Services
Kaitaia Hospital

Home visits available

Contact Us

Ph: 09 408 0010 ext 4745 

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