The primary focus of SAMS is to work in partnership with disabled persons, families/whanau, agencies and other stakeholders to improve community services for people with a disability and /or mental health issues. SAMS is committed to ensuring that services keep focused on enhancing the quality of life for people using these services.
SAMS Position Statements: click here to view
SAMS work includes
Partnership - the aim of all SAMS evaluation and education practice is to build equitable relationships so there is an optimum chance for positive development,
Innovation - creating new ways to achieve excellence,
Integrity - SAMS has a commitment to ensuring we provide quality services that are continually refined to meet the needs of the sector,
Independence - SAMS is a not-for-profit Trust governed by disabled persons and family/whanau.
Announcement for people with disabilities and their families - Caring for the Carers - Care Matters - for more information about this exciting new initiative click here
Press release November 2, 2015 - read in full - click here
Caring for the Carers
Two new national services to support family carers have been launched by the Ministry of Health for delivery by not-for-profits SAMS (Standards and Monitoring Services), Parent to Parent, and Carers New Zealand. Read more about Care Matters here - click here
For further information please contact SAMS.
Tuhana Facilitating Inclusive Communities Click here to see what Tuhana is about