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Questions for Families and Whanau During the COVID-19 Lockdown

How are you coping?

Te Taha Hinengaro (mental well-being)

  • How are you finding the time to do the things you enjoy?
  • How would you know you are coping? How would you know if you weren’t coping?
  • If you have an existing mental health condition:
    • Are you on medication? Do you have access to medication?
    • How often do you have contact with your mental health support person? o Who can you contact in the event of an emergency?
    • Who are your support people?

Te Taha Tinana (physical well-being)

  • What kind of meals are you having?
  • What things may keep you awake at night?
  • What sort of exercise are you doing?
  • How do you find time for yourself?
  • If you need medication, where would you get it?
    Te Taha Whanau (family well-being)
  • How are you managing to organise your day?
  • How do you stay connected with whanau, friends and social groups?
  • What support are you getting from your whanau?

Te Taha Wairua (spiritual well-being)

  • Where are you from? How long have you been here? Where do you feel a sense of belonging?
  • What things are you passionate about?
  • How are you feeling about yourself?
  • What access do you have to your place of worship?
  • What goals do you have while you need to stay at home? What can we do right now to make things easier for you?