OFFICE HOURS: 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday
Give us a call if you are concerned about an older person. Information and advocacy available. ELDER ABUSE RESPONSE SERVICE: Confidential service aimed at improving the quality of life of older people in abusive situations.
A service for isolated older people, living alone. The aim is for a volunteer to establish a friendship with an older person by spending exclusive quality time with him/her on a regular basis. Orientation and on going support is provided.
Gardening, Hairdressing, Home Help, Window cleaning, Footcare, TRADESMEN and HANDYMEN at reasonable rates. Someone for every job about the home including appliance repair, rail fitting and plumbing needs.
Regular outings provide a door-to-door service for those interested in meeting others in their area and for those wanting a change of scenery.
Comprehensive Database covers information regarding services, retirement, health, equipment suppliers, benefits and recreation. Use the INFO Database on-line at http://ageconcerncan.org.nz/infocentre/ or phone the number above with your enquiry.
Staying Safe – Refresher Course for Mature Drivers:
Refresh older drivers knowledge of road rules and address the issue of driving behaviour.
There is a $10 charge for morning tea and lunch.
Further courses may be available:
Steady as you go ( SAYGO ) exercise classes for strength and balance to prevent falls. Available currently through Age Concern Canterbury. Call the number above to inquire about venues and times. Or see information here http://ageconcerncan.org.nz/falls-prevention/