Kotahitanga o te Whanau

A whanau-centric response model to working with children in state care (2017-current)

In home caregivers

  • 4 day / 3 dayhouse parents

  • 24/7 staffed cover

  • Busy hours such as 3pm to 10pm, weekends, holidays are double staffed by the house parents where practicable

  • Remuneration appropriate for time invested

 

Matariki Caregivers

  • Respite and planned caregivers available within the community.These caregivers to be linked into the whanau home as part of the extended network

  • Possibility of placement caregivers also established