Burwood Hospital Hospital Occupational Therapy

Have a community team and an in-patient team. A referral by G.P., District Nurse, Field Officer or Specialist is generally required. Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietician, Seating, Wheelchair and Speech Therapy are offered in a home environment by the community team. Assessment, treatment, housing alterations and provision of equipment, rails, wheelchairs, etc. if clients needs meet … Continued

ALDS – Assistive Listening Device Systems ( Hearing )

Pocket talkers -listening devices that amplify sound. Compact and easy to handle, no handling noise, up to 100 hours of battery life, amplifies up to 118dB, ideal for 1-1 conversations, good for small group meetings, can be used for listening to TV. To enquire ring the number above. WINZ funding now available for ALDS

Low Vision Clinic

Aims: To provide a comprehensive low vision service for the people of Canterbury and Westland region and provide a place where equipment to assist people with low vision can be located; to co-ordinate the services of providers of services, to people with low vision. Viewing machines (colour and monochrome) can be hired for approx $75 … Continued

Barrington Pharmacy

Welcome enquiries and if a particular product is not in the pharmacy they will order it for the customer . Also Medico-packs & delivery to the Spreydon and Barrington area. Walking Sticks, Walking frames ( able to order from photographed order book ) Bathroom essentials for sale ie urinals, pans etc. See Yellow Pages for … Continued

Reid Technology

Supplies the following: Assistive Listening Devices and Alarm Systems Stock a wide range of amplified telephones – both corded and cordless, as well as wireless alarm systems for the deaf and hearing impaired. We also stock infra-red cordless systems for television and radio for home or office, and cross-the-counter hearing aid batteries. Personal amplifiers are … Continued

Walking Sticks – Advice on Proper Fit

To obtain the maximum support from a walking stick it must be a proper fit & used correctly. Before you purchase a walking stick consider the following:- Select from the various styles of canes by considering the stability each offers. Choose a cane that is light. To select the proper length for a cane, stand … Continued

Northlands Life Pharmacy

Have available home aids e.g. walking sticks, nebulisers, compression stockings, backrolls.  Blood pressure testing, blood glucose testing also available. Flu vaccinations, Shingles vaccines, whooping cough vaccines, Vitamin B12 injections and  Medico packs.  

Unichem Brighton Village

  Unichem New Brighton has walking sticks available. See Telephone Directory (white pages) for full list of UNICHEM pharmacies in the Christchurch area.


Deaf-Quip has a large range of equipment suitable for the hearing impaired eg. amplified telephones and accessories. Trials are not a problem and there is  no obligation to purchase. Ring Tony at above telephone number for further information. Categories: Deaf Hard of Hearing Deaf/Blind Memory Loss