Whakamana Hauora

What is Whakamana Hauora?

Whakamana Hauora: Is the Northland branding name for the “Stanford Model – Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme”.
It is a self-management programme for people and/or carers of people with a long term health condition.
It is a free 6 week course made up of a 2½ hour sessions, once a week, for 6 concurrent weeks . The first session is 3 hours in order to familiarise attendees with the course and complete all necessary paper work.
Attendees are encouraged to attend all sessions to gain the full benefits of the course.

Who is the course designed for?

The course is designed for people and/or carers living with long term health conditions, who would benefit from gaining skills in self-management.
People who want to take ownership of their own health and well-being and gain from being part of a supportive group setting where personal goals are set and strategies put in place to achieve them.
If you are currently part of ‘Kia Ora Vision‘ ask your doctor or nurse to refer you to the programme.

Who goes and how does it work?

Anyone can attend the programme if they have a long term condition or care for someone with a long term condition.
Groups are between 10 -20 people of all ages with a range of long term conditions; diabetes, chronic pain, mild to moderate depression etc.

What will you learn?

How to manage the condition(s) so that life can be enjoyed and the things you enjoy doing can be achieved.
The programme is based on participants finding solutions that are right for them, learning about medication, sleep, diet, exercise, setting small goals and taking small steps that lead to self-managing your condition.

Available courses

Courses for 2017

Location dates of course Contact details
Kaikohe 6 Mar – 10 Apr (Mondays) inclusive Diane (09) 402 8562 or 021 150 4631 email: dianehenare@gmail.com
Kerikeri 27 Apr – 1 Jun (Thursdays) inclusive Diane (09) 402 8562 or 021 150 4631 email: dianehenare@gmail.com
Far North 2 Jun – 7 Jul (Fridays) inclusive Marilyn Dyer Mobile : 021711567
Phone: 09 408 3142 ext. 109 email: marilyndyer@tttpho.co.nz
Far North 6 Oct- 17 Nov (Fridays) inclusive Marilyn Dyer Mobile : 021711567
Phone: 09 408 3142 ext. 109 email: marilyndyer@tttpho.co.nz
Kaikohe 11 Oct – 15 Nov (Wednesdays) inclusive Diane (09) 402 8562 or 021 150 4631 email: dianehenare@gmail.com

If you need more information, phone/email the facilitator and they can provide you with all the information you need. You can enrol yourself on the programme. You don’t have to wait for you doctor to refer you.

Please send any referrals for Whakamana Hauora programme to email: whakamanahauora@tttpho.co.nz

Local facilitator:

Location Facilitator Contact details
Kawakawa Diane Henare, Margot Forrest Diane (09) 402 8562 or 021 150 4631 email: dianehenare@gmail.com; Margot (09) 403 8147
Far North Marilyn Dyer Marilyn Dyer Mobile : 021711567
Phone: 09 408 3142 ext. 109 email: marilyndyer@tttpho.co.nz
Whangaroa Hillary Sheard 09 405 0355 extension 250 email: hillary.sheard@whst.org.nz
Bay of Islands/Kerikeri Diane Henare, Margot Forrest Diane (09) 402 8562 or 021 150 4631 email: dianehenare@gmail.com; Margot (09) 403 8147
Kaikohe Diane Henare, Margot Forrest Diane (09) 402 8562 or 021 150 4631 email: dianehenare@gmail.com; Margot (09) 403 8147