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Whānau Ora Accreditation Framework endorsed by SVI

by David Thomas · Thursday, December 13th, 2018

A highlight for our Social Value Aotearoa network this year was working closely with a subset of our members through Te Pou Matakana(Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency) co-designing the WhānauOra Accreditation Framework – an organisational approach to strengthening and reinforcing the ongoing quality and integrity of WhānauOra practice and delivery. Whānau Ora Dame Tariana Turia on Whānau Ora “To know ourselves, our strengths, our challenges and chart our own course.” Whānau Ora is a culturally-based holistic approach to wellbeing that focusses on the Māori concept of whānau. The family group (whānau) are considered as a whole and not just the individual.  Whānau