Community Rehabilitation Enablement & Support Team ( CREST )

CREST home support was launched in April 2011 to ease pressure on capacity-stretched hospitals after the earthquakes. It began as a community-based supported discharge team to facilitate earlier discharge from hospital to appropriate home-based rehabilitation services. It has since been extended to accept referrals directly from general practice, providing older people referred this way with … Continued

Access Community Health Canterbury

Access Homehealth is a community based charitable organisation providing home based care and support for individuals and families. Serves the Canterbury Community from Kaikoura to Waimate and Arthur’s Pass to Akaroa. Services available: Domestic assistance; Personal care assistance; Childcare; ACC home help; ACC Personal Care/rehabilitation assistance. The services are provided by trained carers under the … Continued

Kaiapoi Community Support

Offer support and services to the Kaiapoi Community. Volunteer drivers are available. Foodbank: Monday to Thursday 9am – 3pm. They also provide a number of other services as well including: Social workers and counsellors, Community law clinic fortnightly, administer Meals on Wheels, community Christmas giving programme. For information on these ring the above number.

Christchurch Nursing Bureau

Specialise in quality nursing care and Home Help. Affordable rates. Carefully chosen nurses and carers. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Office hours 8am-4pm.