MidCentral DHB

Te Whare Rapuora/Maori Health Unit provides Maori Health support services to families accessing MidCentral Health services.
Limited family accommodation is available. Access is on a case-by-case basis and at the discretion of staff.

Priority is given to those who:
• Are from outside the MidCentral District Health Board region (whanau who live within the region but in a rural area can access the
• Are supporting critically/terminally ill hospital patients • Are from outside the Palmerston North City region.

Facilities include:
• Cooking area and food storage (you will be required to provide your own food) • Modern wheelchair accessible ablution facilities • Laundry facilities • Lounge/dining room/reception • Communal sleeping area-divans for the older person, (for persons booking in, supply own toiletries and towels. A sheet, aircell blanket, pillow and case are supplied .

Accommodation is available on a 24 hour basis. If you require after hours access (between 5pm and 8.30am and anytime at the weekend) ask hospital staff to contact the after hours coordinator.
Cost: is a one off initial first night payment of $20 per whanau.( That is 3 persons per patient whanau )
Thereafter The cost is $3 per person per night.
Contact: 06 350 8210