Resources

Age Concern

www.ageconcern.org.nz

Age Concern New Zealand works for all older people through national services, information and health and welfare awareness programmes. It coordinates vital national programmes including Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention services and Accredited Visiting Services for lonely and socially isolated older people.

SuperSeniors

www.superseniors.msd.govt.nz

The SuperSeniors Website is run by the Office for Seniors through the Ministry of Social Development. It acts as a gateway to information and services for seniors.

Care Coordination

www.careco.org.nz/centres/capital-coast

The primary point of contact for services for older adults is a Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC) provider. NASC services cover help to stay at home, support services for carers and entry into residential care. They can also link with other District Health Board (DHB) services and community based agencies. Care Coordination is the NASC for the Capital and Coast DHB.

Carers NZ

www.carers.net.nz

Carers NZ is a national not for profit supporting a network of approximately 50,000 individual carers and supporting organisations. The primary role of Carers NZ is to ensure awareness about carers, their role, and their needs within New Zealand and internationally.

Atareira

www.atareira.org.nz

Atareira is the Wellington branch of Supporting Families in Mental Illness NZ (SFNZ) providing support, advocacy, information and education to families and whānau when someone they care about has a mental illness or addiction problem.

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