Tamariki Ora / Well Child

Overview

This service is for children of all cultures aged 0 to 5 years and their family/whānau, providing assistance and education to mothers and guardians about the care of their babies.

The purpose of this service is:
 
•  To assist with screening
•  To provide education
•  To offer a support service

By providing on-going assessment and assistance, the best possible start is ensured for the child. Regular milestone checking ensures that the whānau/family is given access to additional services for the child where required.

Babies and children milestones and growth are monitored. Checks are at:
 
•  6 weeks
•  3 months
•  5 months
•  9 -10 months
•  15 months
•  2 years
•  3 years
 
Four year olds are given a B4 School check - hearing, vision and growth - ensuring their readiness for school.

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from the LMC (Lead Maternity Carer). If you have shifted into the area, please contact Te Korowai.

To make an enquiry about our Tamariki Ora / Well Child Services, please click here.