Computers for Special Needs Trust The buildings are wheelchair friendly and the surroundings pleasant and modern. The scheme operates in the Allan Bean Centre Library, Burwood Hospital, on Saturdays between the hours of 9am – 1.30pm. To get to the Allan Bean Centre, turn into Entrance 3 off Mairehau Road. There is ample car parking available. Buses also run … Continued

Selwyn Centre

: Friendship, social activities, gentle exercise, laughter and fun, morning or afternoon tea, practical advice and information, personal support. Transport available. Regular outings and excursions are also organised on occasion. $3 per session. Opawa St Marks Monday 9.30 to noon. Burwood: Wednesday Afternoon 1.00-3.30pm. Fendalton/Merivale: Monday afternoon 1.00pm-3.00 Aranui ST Ambrose Breezes Road Thursday 9.30am … Continued

Burwood Day Care – Club 304

Burwood Day Care provides a happy, homely environment with responsible & caring supervision. Provides a choice of activities, motivation & stimulation, companionship, physical, mental & spiritual well being. “Club 304” is open Monday to Friday from 9a.m. to 3p.m. Nutritious meals are provided & all cooked on the premises. Wide range of recreational activities suited … Continued

LIVE Community Centre

Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday 10.30am – 12.30pm in term time. Arts, crafts, badminton, table tennis, pool, darts, coffee and friendly people. Drop in, it’s all free at 54 Bassett St, Burwood.

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

All Saints Anglican Church

Mah Jong Classes. Monday and Fridays at 1.30pm. Card Making 1st and 2nd Thursday at 7.30. Also 5th Thursday. Movie Evening 1st Friday of each month, starting at 6.30 pm with a pot luck dinner followed by the movie. Mairehau Probus Club meet first Thursday of the month at 10.00am in the church lounge. Phone Norma … Continued

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

Allan Bean Centre Library

The library open times are:- Monday to Friday 1.00pm – 5pm The Library is available to past / present patients, their families / whanau, caregivers, people with disabilities living in Canterbury, hospital staff, students, researchers and members of the public. Allan Bean Centre Library also provide free computer classes to patients, their families, caregivers as … Continued

Driving & Vehicle Assessment Service

DAVAS can sometimes be involved in the process that is needed to renew a driver’s licence. The service offers recommendations on a person’s driving safety, following an accident related injury, or medical condition. GPs will often refer clients to DAVAS because there is some concern about their medical condition/health impacting on their driving safety. The … Continued