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A good start in life: practical guidance

PUBLICATION: 19 Mar 2020, Partners in Care

This guidance is about whānau, community and services working together to ensure children with disabilities get a good start in life.

Bias in health care can lead to poor outcomes

BLOG POST

Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019 focuses on understanding bias in health care. In this blog, Josie* shares her story, including the unconscious bias she has faced as...

Zero seclusion and my project sponsor role

BLOG POST

Heather Casey is the Director of Nursing at Southern District Health Board and a project sponsor for Ngā Poutama: the mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme.

Disability rights guides

PUBLICATION: 31 May 2019, Partners in Care

These guides from the Office of the Ombudsman, aim to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities. They also provide useful information to the broader community about how to ensure persons with disabilities are actively engaged in society.

Whanaungatanga Mar 2019
Whanaungatanga is for everyone

BLOG POST

The concept of whanaungatanga is a foundational value of Māori culture, and with the increasing use of te reo Māori the concept has now found its way into the mainstream vernacular.

Do you really see me or just my disability?

PUBLICATION: 8 Mar 2019, Partners in Care

The resource Do you really see me or just my disability? was developed by Bay of Plenty DHB quality and patient safety coordinator Cheryl Shearer and tells the stories of seven people living with disabilities.

Leadership award for Nelson occupational therapist

NEWS: 29 May 2018, Building Leadership & Capability

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (DHB) occupational therapist Emma Williams has received an Open for leadership award for numerous projects she has initiated, led and coordinated.

Guide to community engagement with people with disabilities

PUBLICATION: 19 Jul 2017, Partners in Care

The Ministry of Health has released a second edition of its publication 'A Guide to Community Engagement with People with Disabilities', first published in May 2016 and updated in April 2017.

Community inclusion workshops

EVENT: 31 Aug 2015, Partners in Care

Learn powerful and practical community building tools and strategies at the Imagine Better community inclusion workshops with Ric Thomson.

Summary of feedback on draft guide for consumer engagement

NEWS: 26 May 2015, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Partners in Care programme recently sought feedback from consumers and providers of health and disability services on a draft guide for district health boards (DHBs) about consumer engagement.

Feedback sought on Health Passport [closed]

NEWS: 9 Feb 2015, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission's consumer network is seeking feedback from people who have used the Health & Disability Commissioner's Health Passport.