Projects tagged with Families & Whānau
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3 Jul 2014
The Action Plan outlines a vision, purpose, priorities and eight overarching objectives to help ensure the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for people with spinal cord impairment (SCI), enhancing their quality of life and ability to participate in society. Each year there are around 130 to 180...
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Hapū, Iwi, Te Āo Māori, Whakapapa, Whānau, Whānau Ora
In July 2014 the then Minister of Whānau Ora, Minister Turia presented this Whānau Ora Achievements Report in the House. The report summarises the achievements of Whānau Ora over the four years it had been in place. The report also includes success stories, the commissioning approach and future priorities....
Increasing Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) Programmes’ Responsiveness to Māori: A whānau-centred approach for the VIP programme
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Support Groups, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Leadership, Policy, Healthcare, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Children
The VIP programme supports DHBs to develop policies, health professional training and clinical leadership to improve the identification assessment and referral of people experiencing family violence. This resource was born out of a desire by VIP coordinators working in hospitals across New Zealand to increase...
20 Jun 2014
He Korowai Oranga: Māori Health Strategy sets the overarching framework to guide the Government and the health and disability to achieve the best outcomes for Māori. He Korowai Oranga is a web-based strategy that will be updated regularly. This guide will help you to navigate the strategy and provides a...
18 Jun 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Children, Women
Optimal weight gain during pregnancy is associated with improved outcomes for both the mother and the baby regardless of the mother’s existing weight. An estimated one third of women of normal weight and 60 percent of obese women gain more than recommended during pregnancy.The Guidance updates and replaces...
27 May 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Families & Whānau, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Obesity, Quality of Life
Encouraging families to live healthy lives – by making good food choices, being physically active, sustaining a healthy weight, not smoking and drinking alcohol only in moderation – is part of the Government’s approach to promoting good health. As in many countries around the world, obesity and its associated...
7 May 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH, Ministry of Social Development: MSD, Ministry of Justice: MoJ, Ministry of Education: MoE, Department of Corrections, Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK, NZ Police, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment: MBIE, Accident Compensation Corporation
Topics: Employment & Labour, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Healthcare, Whānau, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Social services are working more and more collaboratively to deliver services to New Zealanders. This occurs throughout the sector, from frontline NGOs delivering services on behalf of multiple agencies, all the way to agencies and Ministries in Wellington working together to find new solutions. This is based...
2 May 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Sustainability, Families & Whānau, Policy, Public Service, Healthcare, Children, Quality of Life
This publication is a report on the review of the Children’s Spectacle Subsidy. The review was carried out by Litmus Ltd and evaluated the relevance, effectiveness, value for money and sustainability of the Subsidy. It was conducted between August and November 2012 and involved a literature review, qualitative stakeholder...
30 Apr 2014
Topics: Research, Blended Families, Families & Whānau, Households, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Parenting, Children, Men, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This exploratory study sought to identify the major challenges of stepfamily life and the strategies that families use to address these challenges. Parents, stepparents and older stepchildren from a community sample of 44 stepfamilies who had been together for at least five years participated in the study. Measures of several...
Effective Parenting Programmes: A review of the effectiveness of parenting programmes for parents of vulnerable children
14 Apr 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Evaluation, Peer Support, Abuse & Neglect, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Public Service, Healthcare, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
This report reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of parenting programmes, as a way of reducing the risk of maltreatment of vulnerable children aged 0-6 years. We looked at both national and international evidence to identify parenting programmes that work and those that do not work, including for Māori and Pacific peoples....
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