CPHAC/DSAC - Community & Public Health Advisory Committee
Disability Support Advisory Committee
Function of the Community & Public Health Advisory Committee/ Disability Support Advisory Committee:
The function of the Community and Public Health Advisory Committee is to give the board advice on the needs of the population of Taranaki and any factors that the committee believes may adversely affect the health status of the population. The committee will also give advice on priorities for use of the funding provided by the Crown.
The aim of the Community and Public Health Advisory Committee's advice is to ensure that the services provided or funded by the District Health Board, and all of its policies, maximise the overall health gain for Taranaki people.
The Disability Advisory Committee gives advice to the Board on the disability support needs of the population of Taranaki and priorities for the use of funding provided by the Crown.
The aim of the committee is to ensure that the kinds of disability support services the District Health Board has provided or funded and all policies for people with disabilities promote the inclusion and participation in society, and maximises the independence of these people.
The Committee is also required to assist the Board to report clearly and separately in its annual plans on how best to address the disability support needs of the Taranaki population.
Committee meetings are open to the public with the committee reserving the right to "go into committee" on particular agenda items.
Submissions my be sent to:
The Executive Officer
Taranaki District Health Board,
Private Bag 2016
Phone: 06 7536139
Fax: 06 7537780
Submissions to Advisory Committee Meetings
People wishing to make submissions/deputations at advisory committee meetings should also notify the executive officer at least 10 working days before the meeting.
However, an open public forum will be held at the beginning of each advisory committee meeting, providing an opportunity for free dialogue between the public and committee before the more formal submission/deputation section of the meeting commences.
Last updated: Friday, June 28, 2019