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Kanohi-ki-te-kanohi me te matihiko approaches: Promoting equity in stroke rehab

48 months
Approved budget:
Associate Professor Nada Signal
Dr Alan Davis
Associate Professor Robyn Whittaker
Dr Deborah Heke
Ms Bobbie-Jo Wilson
Professor Denise Taylor
Professor Nicola Kayes
Professor Anna Ranta
Dr Lynne Clay
Dr Felicity Bright
Professor Paul Brown
Dr Nadia Charania
Mrs Susan Binks
Health issue:
Neurological (CNS)
Proposal type:
Health Delivery Project
Lay summary
Despite an ongoing focus on improving the quality of stroke care in Aotearoa, audits of stroke rehabilitation highlight delays and limitations in service provision. These limitations are further exacerbated for some people with stroke who experience inequities in access to and outcomes from stroke rehabilitation associated with ethnicity, geographical location, and communication abilities. This kaupapa (project) aims to co-create, put into practice, and evaluate culturally responsive and evidence-based kanohi-ki-te-kanohi (in-person) and matihiko (digital) approaches to stroke rehabilitation, which promote equity in access and outcomes for people with stroke and their whānau. The team is committed to ensuring that the tikanga, kawa, and te reo (ways of knowing, doing, and saying) of people living with stroke, and their whānau, hapu, iwi, marae, and communities do flourish.