One in four New Zealanders identify as having an impairment. Impairments can be physical, sensory, intellectual, mental health or may be invisible.

The aim of the course is to increase health professional's knowledge and confidence when working with disabled people by improving communication and challenging assumptions.

  

Our consumers (patients, patients family/whanau, significant other, support person etc., another organisation) can expect am acceptable level of care or service.  Sometimes things go wrong for whatever reason and a complaint is made that we need to investigate.  This module covers the complaint investigation and report writing.

This module is a reference for staff looking on non-automatic salary steps lookingat a career and salary progression process. It is designed to be read alongside
the Southern DHB Career and Salary Progression Guideline (which is available by clicking the link).

All Southern District Health Board (SDHB) employees are required to align their behaviours with both the organisation's vision and values/behaviours and the State Sector Standards of Intergrity and Conduct.

NOTE: this does NOT replace any Professional Code of Conduct  

Southern DHB regards fraud as totally unacceptable and will apply a principle of 'zero tolerance' to fraud.

This modules is in line with the Fraud Policy MIDAS 25546.                               

This course is for clinical staff completing their mandatory training.

In your DHB there are systems and processes in place to help keep you safe in the event of a fire. As a staff member you are part of these processes so it is important that you know what to do and can act immediately should you hear a fire alarm or see a fire in your area.