New resource for the disability workforce
Let's get real: Disability has been created to help the disability workforce meet the needs of disabled people, family/whānau and communities.
It describes the skills needed by everyone working in disability, and can be used to inform all aspects of an organisation.
HoNOS resources launched
Also now available are a series of e-books for each of the HoNOS suite of outcome measures.
Learn more about HoNOS and find all Te Pou's HoNOS resources.
Activity based experience
Research indicates that people who experience mental health and/or addiction issues often have poorer physical health than the general population. There is also evidence that physical activity and lifestyle programmes can improve people’s mental health by increasing their physical health, quality of life and by alleviating social isolation. One such programme is Activity Based Experience (ABE), established in Christchurch in 2008 by Richmond Services. Read more
How Taranaki DHB is leading the way in outcomes
Taranaki DHB is regularly one of the best performing DHBs in the country for outcomes measurement collection. Outcomes and clinical information projects officer Graham Donlon attributes this to organisational policies, leadership, staff commitment and effective training. Read more
Inspirational voyage for young people with disabilities
Rachel Berry is one of two young people supported by Deaf Aotearoa to take part in the Spirit of Adventure. Read more