Community Health Workers can do home visits to help people overcome barriers to access primary health care services.
What our Service Offers
Community Health Workers can visit patients in their home to assist them to overcome barriers to primary health care services. This might mean advocating on their behalf with Work and Income, other government agencies or by linking patients to social services to take care of other needs that are impacting on health.
Referrals to the Service
Your doctor or practice nurse can make a referral to our service or you can self-refer by either going into your medical practice office or phoning your Community Health Worker.
For more information please contact:
Community Health Manager:
Phone 04 566 5320