Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is available. Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people:
WINZ expert advocacy (help with renewals)
ACC Lawyer (referrals) historic or new cases
Power company queries
Legal Advice from Age Concern Solicitor
Rest home Advocacy
Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service
Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources eg. videos and books.
Education: Holding education seminars for the public eg. positive ageing, Enduring Power of Attorney, Elder Abuse and Neglect.
Food Services: Administers and co-ordinates in-home food services, such as Meals on Wheels or frozen dinners.
Representation: Providing representation and advice on older peoples’ issues to local influential groups
Age Concern Tairawhiti (Gisborne)
272 Ormond road
- Postal Address
P O Box 496
- 06 867 6533