Age Concern Whangarei

Services Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person or by phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers e.g. advising where to obtain a service and what is available. Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people. Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources eg. dvd’s … Continued

NetSafe ( Net Safe )

NetSafe receives reports of common digital challenges that cause financial and emotional harm to New Zealanders. Reports are submitted via the Online Reporting Button website, via their free telephone helpline (0508 NETSAFE) and via email and social media channels including Twitter and Facebook. Kiwis can report online scams and frauds, privacy breaches, online trading complaints, … Continued

Age Concern Kapiti Coast

Services Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is available. Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people. Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources eg. videos and books. Visiting Services: … Continued

Presbyterian Support – Rangiora

Website: www.ps.org.nz/uppersouthisland/ The North Canterbury Presbyterian Support provides a range of services. Open 8.30am to 5pm weekdays. Totara Club (day programme for older people living in the community). It offers company, activities and outings. Phone number as above, operates 5 days a week. By assessment. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare … Continued

Presbyterian Support Upper South Island

Offer specialised counselling and social work for older people, their families and carers. ENLIVEN POSITIVE AGEING groups are available and held at the Campbell Centre, 44 Bealey Avenue, (unless otherwise stated). For further information or to enrol for groups, phone 363 8214. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare invites small groups … Continued

Age Concern Rodney

Age Concern Rodney Services Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is available. Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people. Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources Visiting Services: Providing … Continued

Women’s Refuges ( Womens Refuge )

  AVIVA Christchurch – 378 3847 Office – 0800 284 82669 (24 hr crisis line) Women’s Refuge West Christchurch – 03 789 8025 (crisis line) – info@refugewestcoast.org.nz Women’s Refuge Otautahi – 379 6910 – 66 Durham Street South, admin@owr.org.nz – 0800 117 474 (Crisis line) West Christchurch Womens Refuge 03 379 0575 Email W.W.R@xtra.co.nz “Battered … Continued

Residents rights in Rest Homes/Hospitals and Rest Home audits

Rest home audits can be viewed on: https://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/certified-providers/aged-care Rights of Older People in Residential Care: Quality of life is a fundamental human right. Individual residents are entitled to be treated with respect and have their physical, social, cultural and spiritual needs met. Residents have the right to: * A clean, caring, environment * Healthy appetising … Continued

Ebborn Law

One of the leading firms providing legal aid in Canterbury. Legal Aid is the government funded/subsidised service to assist people on low incomes to access quality legal services. They have experience with older people who have suffered abuse from partners or family members and those who require assistance with Child Youth and Family or parenting/grandparenting … Continued

Age Concern North Shore – Awhina Kaumātua o te Raki Pae Whenua

The services provided by Age Concern North Shore include: Accredited Visiting Service provides companionship and social contact through matching a screened, volunteer friend to an older person who may be lonely. If you would like more information on being a visitor or are over 65 and would like to know more about having a visitor, contact … Continued

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