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

Totara Club ( Rangiora )

The Totara Club is a Day Club, where older people can meet, make friends, try out some fun activities and have a midday meal. Transport can be arranged and experienced, caring staff are on hand. Open five days a week (Monday to Friday) 9.30am-3.30pm except for statutory holidays. There are individualised programmes that fulfill identified … Continued

Prime Pilates

A fully equipped and dedicated Christchurch Pilates studio that offers group classes as well as private one-on-one sessions with qualified instructors. Classes have a very small instructor-client ratio, to focus, correct and encourage each client during the sessions. Pilates caters for any age group, gender or fitness level even if you haven’t exercised for years! … Continued

Adult Community Referral Centre – ACRC (formerly Older Persons Health)

Many subsidised services are available to help people remain independent and in their own home through the Adult Community Referral Centre ( ACRC ). They can be referred to you through your GP. If you are having difficulty with day to day tasks around the home, cooking, or with personal care please discuss this with … Continued

Dementia Canterbury ( formerly Alzheimers Canterbury )

Aims to: Support people to continue to lead fulfilling lives after a dementia-diagnosis, to raise community awareness and break down barriers associated with all dementias and work towards a dementia-friendly and responsive community, one where people living with dementia feel safe and confident to participate in activities in the community. Provides support and information to people … Continued

HOON HAY DEMENTIA CARE

Hoon Hay Dementia is a modern, sunny purpose built facility that is committed to providing specialised high quality dementia care in  two 20 bed units . Large rooms with ensuites in this spacious purpose built facility. Secure and private courtyards creating great indoor outdoor flow for residents. A very calming relaxed environment. Rooms available for respite, short … Continued

Harakeke Club-Day Centre

Website: www.ps.org.nz/uppersouthisland Presbyterian Support Upper South island operate the purpose-built Harakeke Club venues in Riccarton and Linwood: friendly, needs-based day programmes for people with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Transport is available to and from the club and a midday meal, morning and afternoon teas provided. The centres are purpose-built stand alone dementia specific facilities … Continued

Health Education Trust NZ Inc ( ACE )

Health Ed Trust NZ Inc offer educational packages for care staff: 1. A.C.E programme 2. A.C.E. Dementia Programme 3. A.C.E Advanced Programme These courses make up the National Certificate in Community Support Services For further information ring the number above. Note: Health Ed Trust sell the course direct to facilities, e.g. resthomes, hospitals.

Bainlea House

28 bed specialised dementia unit. All clients should be advised to request a referral from their G.P. for a full assessment before entering rest home care. Contact Older Persons Health, Burwood Hospital  337 7765

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