Projects tagged with Caregivers
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Parental attitudes and behaviour towards alcohol are important factors that influence adolescent attitudes and decisions about alcohol use (Hingson & White, 2014). Parental monitoring and involvement is strongly associated with protective effects on adolescent alcohol use (Hayes, Smart, Toumbourou & Sanson, 2004...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Research, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Relationships, Children, Māori, Older People
Relationships and emotional support in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about the relationships people have with their family and friends and whether they feel that emotional support is available to them for Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years).
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Self-Advocacy, Support Groups, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Social Services, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Disability
Funded Family Care is a Ministry of Health-funded support option that was introduced in October 2013 to enable some disabled people with high or very high needs to pay a family member, who would otherwise be excluded, to provide personal care and household management supports. A year after the policy came into...
Topics: Research, Caregivers, Parenting, Children, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications, Social Media
Our lives are now awash with media. Consequently our children are exposed to, or can potentially access more content, from a wider range of media, on an ever-expanding range of devices. But what media are New Zealand children consuming in 2014? How are they accessing it, and how often?...
The Partners in Care programme was developed by the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission (HQSC) to support healthcare organisations in delivering its aim to "Increase the engagement of consumers in decision-making about the services they use, and to increase consumer literacy and capture consumer...
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Caregivers, Parenting, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Children
This evaluation summarises the main effects that the 33 participating health professionals (and three parents) have observed when using Ruby's Dad in their practice with children, service users and family members affected by addiction issues. Limited hard copies are available.
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Law & Justice, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Diet & Nutrition, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications, Social Media
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) monitors parents and caregivers’ opinions on food marketing to children in the Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS). Results from the 2012 HLS are presented below. Parents and caregivers were asked how much they generally support or oppose a ban on food advertising at times when children watch TV...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Caregivers, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pacific People, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
Parents have a significant influence on the societal norms, values and behaviour learned by their children. Permissive parental rule setting and monitoring has been shown to relate to a greater likelihood of children engaging in health-compromising behaviours such as smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol. Tobacco smoking and...
Young people’s perceptions of parental attitudes and rules about smoking are associated with youth smoking, and these perceptions may be an even stronger influence on youth smoking than parental smoking behaviour. Participants in the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS) were asked to ‘agree’ or ‘disagree...
Promoting breakfast eating among children has many benefits, including improved cognitive and physical abilities, increased likelihood of meeting the recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake, and decreased unhealthy snacking. The Ministry of Health’s Food and Nutrition Guidelines highlight the importance of eating three...
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