Access4all is an accommodation and activity guide intended for use by anyone with mild to major mobility difficulties, and an undiminshed desire to travel. It has listings of motels, apartments, holiday parks and activities in most of the major NZ destinations. More are being added all the time. Every property listed includes an option of … Continued

Enable New Zealand

Enable New Zealand is a multi-service organisation working to assist disabled people and their families/whanau/hapu, employers, health professionals and disability support organisations. Enable Information can put you in touch with a range of disability and rehabilitation support organisations and service providers. They can give you the contact details for your local Needs Assessment and Service … Continued

Aspire Canterbury

Aspire Canterbury has been an integral part of the Canterbury disabled community for over 40 years. A not-for-profit we offer free support, advice and resources throughout Canterbury. We are a Disability Information Centre. We have a mobile service that can bring our products and information to you. We also offer the Total Mobility card which … Continued

Invacare NZ Ltd

For those wanting to care for someone at home or provide specialist equipment for someone in care. Therapeutic Support surfaces – Beds and pressure care equipment including matresses. Respiratory Therapy – Oxygen concentrators, personal home oxygen supply including compact portable models. Independent Living equipment – bathing and showering aids, grab rails, shower commode chairs, transfer … Continued

Health and Disability Consumer Advocacy Service

The service is provided under the Health&Disability Commissioner Act 1994. Independent advocates help and support people to know their rights and the actions they can take if they have a concern about a health or disability service. It is a free, independent, confidential service. Advocates will also give assistance to people who may have concerns … Continued

More Mobility – scooter and equipment sales ( Formerly Walk on Wheels )

Largest range of mobility equipment in Christchurch. They are committed to supplying quality products that offer maximum assistance and value for money. Professional staff to help. Able to make home visits. Can hire or purchase equipment and they also do repairs. Equipment includes: Mobility scooters, electric wheelchairs, wheelchairs, walkers, comfort chairs, electric beds, pressure care … Continued

Housing New Zealand Corporation

Case Management and Suitable Homes Services (the latter formerly Community Housing Ltd) and Community Group Housing. Case Management Service assists people whose housing needs are complex and who face significant barriers to suitable and sustainable housing. Case Managers in Christchurch cover the City, Central and North Canterbury. They can be contacted directly by calling 0800 … Continued

Carers Website Established in the early 1990s by family carers, Carers NZ is now a national registered charity which provides information, advice, learning and support for families with health and disability needs. It is the Secretariat for the NZ Carers Alliance, and acts as the legal umbrella for a number of special interest groups including: An … Continued

NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres

Information line : 0800 693 342 Enable New Zealand & NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres have been contracted to manage and co-ordinate the collection, collation, verification and dissemination of generic disability information, networked throughout New Zealand for consumer access. Weka (what everyone keeps asking about disability) is a Website developed by the NZ Federation … Continued

Brain Injury Association (Canterbury/West Coast)

The goal of the Brain Injury Association (Canterbury) (Te Whakaruruhau) is to assist people with brain injuries, and their families, towards a quality of life which maximises potential, choice and independence. Offer support and information, also assistance with helping to find the appropriate professional help or service, assistance with advocacy and liaison with ACC and … Continued