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      ·          Can reflect on how the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi are evident in their practice.

      ·          Is able to reflect on their own culture and background (world view) and consider how it impacts on interventions with others.

      ·          Can demonstrate an understanding of equity, why it is important and what actions are taken to contribute to its achievement by their service and as an individual.

      ·          Consider what professional development opportunities are needed to improve both personal and service capability in delivering equitable care, including use of innovations which have been shown to improve Māori health outcomes.

      ·          Ensure an understanding of the Code of Health and Disability Services and how this should

      ·          be implemented.

      ·          Model respect and appreciation for te reo and tikanaga Māori and undertake education to

      ·          increase responsiveness and abilities such as learning karakia and greetings.

      ·          Be able to identify local iwi and pathways to access further support and information from local Māori services.



Training and Resources Available

·        CALD courses and resources support the health workforce to develop CALD cultural competence for working with clients, families and colleagues

·        Online foundation course in Cultural Competency for health as well as other resources.

·        A brief outline of Māori Models of Health.

·        Equity Framework also in Appendix 3.

·        Te Pou

·        Te Puni Kōkiri. Explanations of concepts such as Whānau Ora.


Last Updated November 2016