Cultural Safety – Pacific Islands people`



This policy document aims to assist staff in recognising issues that require attention and to reinforce support/resources available to facilitate culturally safe practices for Pacific Islands patients, family, visitors and staff at South Auckland Health.

Table of contents

Definition of Pacific Islands people, Definition of “cultural safety”, South Auckland Health Pledge, Preamble, Rights of Care, Responsibly, Pacific Islands Cultural Resource Unit, Safe Practices, Training, Cultural unsafe situations

Primary author: South Auckland Health

Author biography: Corporate/institutional

Publisher: South Auckland Health

Publication format: In-house document, Policy paper

Publication date:

Publication place: Tamaki Makaurau,

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Misc. notes: Part of a broader policy document

Content type: Policy, Review

Sector: government regional or local, Health

Formal group: Government Bodies

Informal group: Pasifika, Polynesians

Culture related topics: Concept of culture, Cultural safety (Kawa whakaruruhau)

General related topics: Behavioural change

Historical period: 20th

Related places: South Auckland Health