The Eldernet group provides a directory of all residential care facilities in New Zealand including rest home, hospital, dementia (D3) and psychogeriatric (D6) levels of care. A vacancy status report operates giving real time bed vacancy information for all aged residential care services. All retirement villages can be found on www.retirementvillages.co.nz. Support for those who stay at home including home help, domestic services, community groups and other services for seniors can be found on Making Life Easier https://www.eldernet.co.nz/making-life-easier.
The Eldernet Group publishes the FREE book “Where from here He ara whakamua” – the book contains essential information for older adults including information on living your best life and covers the big issues including managing your money, elder abuse and who to contact, and knowing your options about payments and services. The book includes a comprehensive list of day programmes and useful checklists. Ring Age Concern Canterbury Ph 3660903 for a free copy or contact the number above.