Tuwharetoa Health Charitable Trust – Tamariki Ora provider

Contact and address

Physical address 28 Tautahanga Road
Turangi
63 Waikato Street
Taupo
Postal address PO Box 326
Turangi 3353
Email tgireception@thct.co.nz
Phone 07 384 7576
Fax 07 348 7550

About us

Tuwharetoa Health Charitable Trust is a kaupapa Māori health provider offering a variety of services across all age ranges, receiving referrals from doctors’ practices, hospital staff, other health professionals and whānau.

Our vision: To improve the health of all those who reside in the rohe of Ngāti Tūwharetoa are guided by the values of whanaungatanga and manaakitanga.

Health and disability services we offer

Tamariki Ora – Well Child providing support to mothers following childbirth and up till the pēpi turns 5 years old. Nurses provide house visits, clinic visits, information and education around the developing child and their health.

Mobile Health Nurse – in Turangi and Taupo providing long-term conditions management for conditions such as diabetes, heart and respiratory conditions. Aim to encourage clients to take a more active role in the management of their health and provide information and support to give the client confidence to self-manage.

Aukati Kai Paipa – Aims to encourage and support people to change their smoking behaviour. Quit coaches individualise a program and supply information and nicotine replacement and visit in a location suitable to the client.

Home Based Support Services – Working with clients who are assessed as requiring support in their own homes with needs such as showering, dressing, home help, shopping, food preparation, and cleaning

District health board region

Lakes

Area we serve

  • Turangi
  • Taupo
  • Mangakino
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