Pacific Homecare has been spreading the word about Rheumatic Fever with the help of Alliance Health Plus! Our region has some of the highest reported and hospitalization cases of this preventable illness, with most seen Pacific Island children aged 5 – 19. Read more about the awareness campaign we’ve been fortunate to be involved in.
You may have spoken to our Resource Coordinator Tifi Samau or seen her around the office – well now she is our September Employee of the Month! Tifi has lots of fond memories from her childhood including the hilarious time she and her cousins got the same MC Hammer outfits for Christmas! Read more below!
Life has been eventful for South Auckland couple Ian and Raewyn Hart, who met in an op shop in Waiuku where Ian was working. Their wedding day was no exception, with their hot water cylinder bursting unexpectedly on the special day! We share their story.
A little help from her friends has transformed Tongan Support Worker Ainise Toupili from someone who hated reading anything in English to a confident learner with a Level 3 Health and Wellbeing qualification under her belt.
September 28th was celebration time at the Papatoetoe Bowling Club as Pacific Homecare hosted a party to commemorate International Older Persons Day which fell on the 1st of October.
First coming to New Zealand in her late teens, for most of her life Pacific Homecare client Faivalu Aiolupotea was known by her sister’s name ‘Pepe’. It wasn’t until she reached the pension age that she took steps to reclaim her birth name. We share her story
Monday the 31st of July was a significant night for Pacific Homecare and our Whanau Ora manager and navigators. Receiving Pasifika Futures Best Performing Core Whanau Ora Partner award was a great milestone for us all.
Kia Orana Koutou Katoatoa It’s celebration time at Pacific Homecare! Last week was Cook Island language week. It was a great opportunity for all Kiwis to embrace the cultural diversity of New Zealand and celebrate the rich language and culture of the Cook Islands.
Originally from Fiji, Pacific Homecare Support Worker Sashi Kumar has a dedication to learning and takes an interest in her own development. Outside of work, she and her family enjoy a love of music and she cherishes these moments with her two sons and husband. Sashi is our July Employee of the Month!
In her younger days Samoan customer Tolopo Falanaipupu Faapito was a champion cricketer. Over the past 20 years her health has deteriorated with a series of strokes, but she’s determined not to give up and with the support of her loving husband Ama and family as well as her Pacific Homecare Support Workers, Tolopo’s determination […]