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Te Puna Ora o Mataatua

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Te Puna Ora o Mataatua
Home help & personal care
92 King Street
Whakatāne 3120
Postal Address
Same as above
Bay of Plenty
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Home Based Services Manager
Maria Clarke - 0800 628 228
Home Based Services Recruitment
Sally Mason - 0800 628 228
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Te Puna Ora o Mataatua is a Charitable Trust, established in 1991.

We support whānau to achieve better health and wellbeing for the long-term. From pēpi to kaumātua, we are here to help.

We deliver a range of homebased, community, medical and social services across the Mataatua rohe to our treasured elderly.

Based in Whakatāne, we work with all whānau and communities based upon a whānau ora approach to healthcare and providing care.
Our organisation includes the Eastern Bay of Plenty Medical Group, that manages our medical and clinical services and the Health and Populations Research Institute that studies policies and services that impact whānau across the Health sector.

Te Puna Ora o Mataatua is a partner of Te Whakareia: Bay of Plenty Community Health Alliance, member of the Poutiri Network and a member of Te Pou Matakana Whānau Ora Commission.

We are local, trusted, experienced Healthcare specialists.
Service Description
Service Description

1. Home Based Support Services
2. Whānau Ora: Kaiārahi
3. Social Housing
4. Whānau Ora: Health Promotion
5. Kuia & Koroua Programme
6. Med Central (Whakatāne Medical Practice)

Te Puna Ora o Mataatua provides a range of Home Based Support services that support clients to remain in their homes while receiving practical, personal and clinical care and assistance. It is a member of the Te Whakareia Alliance.
Whānau Ora: Kaiārahi Service (Whānau Ora Navigator) works alongside priority whānau to identity their needs, develop plans and support them to achieve their outcomes.
Social Housing programme provides builders to assess and fix essential repairs of homes of priority whanau. Whānau support workers also work with whānau to assess and self-manage non-essential repairs.
Whānau Ora: Health promotion works with whanau through education workshops that focuses on maintaining health lifestyles. Whānau Ora includes aspects of health such as Asthma, Diabetes, Hearing Loss, Fitness and Mobility, Nutrition, and can arrange specialist referrals. .
Kuia & Koroua programme supports elderly clients through day-programmes to engage in community services and to spend time away from their private residences. It also assists with development of health plans, information and referrals to other services.
Med Central (Whakatāne Medical Practice), based in Kopeopeo, provides a full suite of General Practice services for the community.

Updated: 21 Nov 2017
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Bay of Plenty
Mount Maunganui
Te Puke
Waihi Beach
Updated: 21 Nov 2017
Personal Assistance
Personal Assistance
Type Self Funded Subsidised After Hours
Registered Nurse (eg Wound Care, Medication) Yes Yes Yes
Natural Health Therapies Yes Yes Yes
Hospice Yes Yes Yes
Attendant Care (ACC) Yes Yes Yes
Carer Support Yes Yes Yes
Sitter Service/Companions Yes Yes Yes
Live In Care (24 Hr) Yes Yes Yes
Other Therapists Yes Yes Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 21 Nov 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialties or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Bariatric (care of the very overweight) Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Dialysis Yes
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stroke Rehabilitation Yes
Infection Control. Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Dementia Care Yes
Occupational Therapy Yes
Dietary Advice Yes
Other Specialties Yes
Updated: 21 Nov 2017
Domestic Assistance
Domestic Assistance
Type Self Funded Subsidised After Hours
Meals (Frozen) Yes Yes Yes
Meals (Fresh or Hot) Yes Yes Yes
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes Yes
Shopping Assistance Yes Yes Yes
Transport Assistance Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 21 Nov 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
English Yes
Māori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 21 Nov 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA) Yes
Aged Care Association New Zealand (ACA)
Updated: 21 Nov 2017