This year we celebrate a small milestone for Pacific Homecare (PHC). We have been blessed to reach our 30th year as a running Not for Profit organisation providing at-home care for our Pasifika elderly and disability community in the South Auckland area.
Lakshmans efforts were recognised in 1993 when he was admitted as a SERVING BROTHER of THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN (formally known as Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem) sanctioned by her majesty Queen Elizabeth II and presented under the presidency of Ratu Sir Penaia Kanatabatu Ganilau. An honour that […]
Our end of year graduation and Christmas Ball was a great way to sign off a challenging but successful year. The theme this year was Christmas Ball. What can I say! The Christmas committee really came through with their decorating ideas that made the venue look spectacular.
“Some of our customers come with very challenging behaviours, it usually takes a special type of person to work with them. Soteria has been amazing. She has worked tirelessly with some of our difficult customers and has always been reliable doing it. No complaints.” says Amelia Joseph (Field Coordinator)
Usually, you can hear her before you see her but make no mistake this fun-loving, high energy, young lady packs a punch when it comes to crunching the relieving numbers. Our Employee of the month for October Linda Muller shares a little about herself.
“I began by enticing her with her favourite things for example, she likes chocolate, so I told her that chocolate comes out of the shower head. She also likes flowers, so I made her peep out the window to look at the flowers in the garden and asked her if she wanted to smell them.”
Silia has been selected as our Employee of the Month for September because of the compliments she has received from her customers. One in particular states “Silia takes extra care with mum, she always makes mum smile. Mum just loves her” Ruta Galo
“We wanted to participate so we can have our say from a Pasifika perspective within a New Zealand context what we think works and to showcase our culture and service approaches,” says Services Manager Ann-Louise Uluakiola
Gyan’s mum was home alone when she unexpectedly went into labour two months early. Unable to get help in time, she had no choice but to deliver her own baby.
“When I was younger I was a patient with Meningitis, the hospital I stayed in had no lights, therefore, the nurse would always walk around with a torch to check on patients. To me, this was moving in showing how much care and dedication nurses showed to take care of people.” Clinical Coordinator Lesieli Polutele […]