What do you do in your role?

I am a registered nurse supporting and leading an amazing team of people that are committed to supporting adults to remain safe and well in their homes. We offer a range of services that enable this to happen – from visiting people in hospital, to showering, visits to the supermarket, preparing meals in their home and offering a friendly face and conversation. The nurses in our team support people to manage their health and wellbeing in their home.

What do you like about your role?

The people – he tangata, he tangata, he tangata. It is the respect, communication and connection with people that foster a great energy that supports service in the community

How long have you been with Tuwharetoa Health?

3 months (January 2024)

What made you choose to work in hauora?

I wanted to contribute to and support people to remain well in their home and  community

Suicide Prevention Coordinator