Kind Hands- Respite Care Cottage for Children

Warm rooms including safe sleeping equipment, trained staff who can take care of all of your children’s individual needs.

Meals for those children needing meals which will cater for the child’s needs including diet restrictions.

A well-equipped fun, relaxed lounge with toys, books and lots of play space.

An outdoor covered deck for an extended play area.

Up to date records and documentation on how your child has been while under the care of kind hands.

Kind hands will provide a service that is sensitive to family’s cultural needs and wishes.

Kind hands will respect family and client rights

Kind hands will act in a way that assist families to strengthen and develop their community support networks.

Home away from home

Warm rooms including safe sleeping equipment, medication and supply cupboard and trained staff who can take care of all of your children’s individual needs.

An outdoor covered deck for an extended play area.

A fun, relaxed lounge with toys, books and play space

What your child needs to bring:

Due to the specialised care needs of your child you will need to bring with you everything that your would normally need at home

  • Feeding pumps and equipment for feeding including feeds.

  • A copy of the dietician’s plan.

  • Special seating or wheelchair

  • Specialised postural equipment, including standing frames or sleeping systems.

  • Care plans -including an advanced care plan if you have one.

  • Specialised bathing equipment

  • Special comfort items used at home eg: a favourite toy, blanket, dummy, dvd

  • Nappies or other sanitary requirements

  • All medications including any home remedies.  These are to be clearly labelled with the name of the child, with the correct dose and frequency that the medication needs to be given.

  • All medications will be charted on the kind hands medication chart. Any changes in medications must be prescribed and documentation to be provided by doctor specialist or Paediatrician.

  • Children and young people who have medical conditions/medically fragile

  • Children and young people who are technology dependent

  • Children or young people who are under ACC

  • Children and young people with disabilities

Who can be referred to Kind Hands....

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19 Morningside Rd, Whangarei

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