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Te Ao Auahatanga Whanau Ora Project Newsletter
Taranaki Taiohi Health Strategy
Taranaki DHB led the development of the Taranaki Taiohi Health Strategy 2013-2016. The Strategy was guided by a multi-agency Governance Group representative of Ministry of Education (Special Education), Ministry of Social Development, Taranaki DHB, Midland Health Network, National Hauora Coalition and Tui Ora Limited. The Operational Group was diverse with a wide range of participants from various professions and settings across Taranaki. Input from Taiohi was through focus group sessions and a questionnaire.
Two Strategies have been developed, one for young people and another for agencies. A further supporting background document was developed to provide context to the Strategies priorities.
In the new year, (2013) and Alliance Charter will be signed by agencies and various organisations that sets the principles on how we will work together to implement the strategy. It's sets not only the foundation for this strategy but for other pieces of work which will be led by various agencies. We will also develop Youth Health Teams that connect the current services and expertise that exists and provide opportunities to leverage change through multi-agency leadership. We have developed a Results Based Accountability Framework to support the 3 key result areas. The framework includes population and performance indictors that all agencies are accountable for. This will help us monitor and report on whether we are actually making a difference.
|2013-2016 Taranaki Taiohi Health Strategy (Agency Version)||2013-2016 Taranaki Taiohi Health Strategy (Taiohi Version)|
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Real Skills plus Seitapu - Engaging Pacific People Workshop held in Taranaki Rohe
The LeVa team took the Real Skills plus Seitapu - Engaging Pacific People's workshop to Taranaki on the 13 April which was held at the DHB in the Lecture Theatre.
There were approximately 32 participants at this workshop from a wide range of Health and Community services including the Police Department, NZ Red Cross, Youth Justice to name a few and of course our NGO / Provider Arm Mental Health Services.
Taranaki Adult MH&A Continuum Project
The Mental Health and Addictions Adult Continuum Project has been completed with sign off on the final report. The project was ambitious in its objective to include all of the MH&A services across the entire continuum. The service mix and pathways are multi-tiered and complex and as a result a number of emerging red flag areas and corresponding key recommendations and actions were included. Next Steps - over the next month the recommendations and necessary actions will be formalised through a work plan in conjunction with the sector to support implementation.
Deirdre Mulligan, Consultant Project Manager and Jenny James, Portfolio Manager, Taranaki DHB would like to thank all of the participants to date to get this stage of the work to completion.
Taranaki CAMHS Continuum Project
The Taranaki CAMHS Continuum project involving DHB provider arm and NGO services has been completed with the sign off of the final report. Sandra Broadman, GM Planning and Funding stated that it was an excellent piece of work that has provided some clear directions for the Taranaki sector.
Jenny James, Taranaki Portfolio Manager and Eseta Nonu-Reid, Midland Regional Director would like to thank all of the participants for their commitment to getting this piece of work completed.
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