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The health needs of children and young people in State care Mavis Duncanson

By: Duncanson, Mavis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Dunedin, New Zealand : New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service, University of Otago 2018Description: electronic document (14 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children | CHILD ABUSE | CHILD PROTECTION | CHILDREN | DISABILITY | DISABLED PEOPLE | HEALTH | MĀORI | MENTAL HEALTH | STATISTICS | TRAUMA | YOUNG PEOPLE | HAUORA | HAUORA HINENGARO | HAUORA TINANA | HAUORA WAIRUA | PĀMAMAE | PATU TAMARIKI | TAIOHI | TAMARIKI | TANGATA WHAIKAHA | TATAURANGA | TURE WHĀNAU | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online In: The health of children and young people with chronic health conditions and disabilities in New Zealand 2016 (pages 109-125) / Jean Simpson, Mavis Duncanson, Glenda Oben, Judith Adams, Andrew Wicken, Simon Morris, and Sarah GallagherSummary: This chapter reviews health needs of children and young people in State care and outlines what is required of health services to meet these needs. The aim of this chapter is to inform health service providers of some of the key issues to be addressed in developing and expanding services for children and young people in State care. The voices of children and young people who have experienced State care are included where possible, highlighting the importance of their participation in service development and provision. The chapter is not an itemised catalogue of evidence for best practice in relation to specific health conditions; this information is provided elsewhere through clinical networks and guidelines referred in NZCYES reports. This chapter presents some key aspects that will be important to deliver high quality child-centred services to some of the most vulnerable children in New Zealand. (First paragraph). Record #6221
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Published October 2018

This chapter reviews health needs of children and young people in State care and outlines what is required of health services to meet these needs. The aim of this chapter is to inform health service providers of some of the key issues to be addressed in developing and expanding services for children and young people in State care. The voices of children and young people who have experienced State care are included where possible, highlighting the importance of their participation in service development and provision. The chapter is not an itemised catalogue of evidence for best practice in relation to specific health conditions; this information is provided elsewhere through clinical networks and guidelines referred in NZCYES reports. This chapter presents some key aspects that will be important to deliver high quality child-centred services to some of the most vulnerable children in New Zealand. (First paragraph). Record #6221