National Access Homehealth - National provider of home-based health care and support Healthcare of New Zealand - National provider of community based health, rehabilitation and disability support ACC Health and Disability Commission - Provides information on your rights when receiving health or disability services Age Concern - Provides services, information and education in response to older persons needs. Links to local age concerns. Citizens Advice Bureau - Free confidential information and advice Eldernet - Information about services for older people in New Zealand Government Superannuitants Association - looks after the interests of those who are paying and have paid into government superannuation during their working lives Grey Power - National Lobby organisation committed to getting a fair deal for senior citizens Ministry of Health Multiple Sclerosis Society Stroke Foundation Parkinson's society Public Trust - Provides wide range of legal and financial services Work and Income Audit reports for all aged residential care facilities available here What to look for in a resthome, how to make a complaint and Consumers investigations into resthomes Financial information from MSD (WINZ) for older people at home and considering aged residential care. NZ specific information on advance care planning - includes NZ specific template Caring caller and personal alarms Additional supports for returned service men and women - and in some circumstances their families (Carers NZ) - national support agency for anyone caring for disabled or aging person Taxi service for older people - drivers will escort passsengers to shops, appointments etc if required (charge applies) Everything you need to know about the aged care process National advisory site on maintenance, heating etc. especially for the elderly National Office for Senior Citizens - CallerSmart - Grandparent Phone Scam - Freedom Companion Driving Service - SeniorLine - a national information service for over 65's An advocacy organisation dedicated to assisting people with asbestos related illnesses - Wevisit is an integrated, user pays companionship service that links younger and older people together in a way that involves families - an easy to navigate site about services for seniors who don't understand the health system - Super Seniors is a website run by the Office for Seniors through the Ministry of Social Development.  It acts as a gateway to information and services for seniors.



Canterbury Treatment information and referral pathways for health providers 'sister site' of HealthPathways, providing Canterbury-focused health information to patients to help manage their own health and reduce risk factors Canterbury Community Pharmacy Group Canterbury health and disability services directory Needs assessment and service coordination for people with disabilities. Canterbury District Health Board Nurse Maude - Provider of Community based Nursing services, homecare, hospital level care and specialist palliative care.


Wellington Capital and Coast District Health Board Presbyterian Support Central - Provides services for people in need including Enliven aged residential and community care


Hutt Valley Presbyterian Support Central - Provides services for people in need including Enliven aged residential and community care Hutt City Councils website - includes section specifically for seniors. Hutt Valley District health board Pre-prepared meals - able to be ordered on line, and delivered chilled (can be frozen or stored in fridge for up to 14 days) Private meals on wheels service (Lower Hutt valley floor only) - personalised delivery arrangements (C&C too) - Eezy meals and other social services - frozen meals - delivery available from some depot’s only (C&C too) - personal alarms - through Wellington Free Ambulance