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

Age Concern New Zealand Inc (National Office)

They work to serve the needs of older people by offering nationally contracted services, education, resources and national leadership. Age Concern New Zealand works for older people by coordinating and supporting vital services offered at the local level such as Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Accredited Visiting. They depend on donations, bequests and grants … Continued

Age Concern Canterbury

OFFICE HOURS : 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday COMMUNITY HEALTH Team: Give us a call if you are concerned about an older person. Information and advocacy available. ABUSE and NEGLECT PREVENTION: Confidential service aimed at improving the quality of life of older people in abusive situations. Refer to Kerry, Sarah or Lynne. … Continued

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