What do you do in your role?

I deliver the Tamariki Ora service in Taupo. This involves assessing and supporting the growth and development of babies from 4 weeks old until 2 to 3 years as well as supporting whanau. I usually undertake home visits, but whanau also have the option to visit our clinic at the health centre. I provide referrals to other services, where necessary for tamariki and their whanau.

What do you like about your role?

I enjoy getting to know the Tamariki and Whanau in my area. I enjoy visiting babies in their homes and providing additional support, advise and encouragement to the tamariki and their whanau.

How long have you been with Tuwharetoa Health?

Just over a month – started in October 2021.

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