Offer specialised counselling and social work for older people, their families and carers.
ENLIVEN POSITIVE AGEING groups are available and held at the Campbell Centre, 44 Bealey Avenue, (unless otherwise stated). For further information or to enrol for groups, phone 363 8214.
HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare invites small groups of people (2-4) into a host’s private home for a day a week. It offers a home cooked meal, companionship and activities. This is featuring in the East of the city for those most effected by the earthquakes.
GRANDPARENTS AS PARENTS – A 2-hour monthly support and information group for grandparents who have the care and responsibility for their grandchildren. Groups are run in various locations in Christchurch. Phone for further information.
Further Enliven services include:-
Harakeke Clubs: In Riccarton Ph 3482666 & Linwood, Ph 3738280. Offer day care for those with dementia. See Harakeke Club under separate organisation.
Totara Clubs: General day care services in Rangiora (see separate listing)& Riccarton, Ph 03) 348 2666; (03) 348 1790
Elder Care Canterbury – Elder Care Canterbury is a collective of people representing organisations, service providers and consumers who have an interest in improving health services for older people of Canterbury. It has open membership and is coordinated by an employed Coordinator. It is administered by Presbyterian Support Upper South Island (PSUSI) under contract to Canterbury District Health Board’s Planning & Funding Department.For information contact the co-ordinator:
Elder Care Canterbury Co-ordinator
Presbyterian Support Upper South Island
P O Box 13171, Christchurch 8031
Phone (DDI): (03) 363 8225