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Category: People Affected by Dementia - Services Available
Updated on: 11-Jun-2016

Carer's spend long hours at home, looking after the person they love. Sometimes it can be exasperating, but we need to remember "Don't Sweat The Small Stuff"

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Contributor: Eileen Smith - 22 Jun 2016, 11:48 AM

 

Title: Website- Facilitation of Home based help

Source/Link: https://mycare.co.nz/

Website: https://mycare.co.nz/

Description: A website that is designed to help connect clients and home-based carers. This is akin to a seek.co.nz solely for home-based care. Can be used by families, carers, care homes, etc to facilitate finding work or carers as required.

Target Audience: Carers, clients, may be appropriate for care home managers and staff.

Notes: Some clients can access this service for free. Police vetting seems to be part of the process and people are able to view feedback on carers when available. This is also information about choosing care workers and volunteers, boundaries and rights as a consumer as well as other resources for workers and clients https://help.mycare.co.nz/hc/en-us/categories/203115647-Resource-Centre

Pricing: Differs by role

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 15 Nov 2016, 11:32 AM

Title: Services for Seniors brochure – Ministry of Social Development

Source/Link: https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/eligibility/seniors/index.html

Description:  This brochure is updated a couple of times a year and has been a very popular resource. It “contains a summary of the services we offer older people”. It pulls together in one brochure a lot of the information that is covered within the website.

 

Target Audience: Older people.


Appropriate Audience: Older people, family or carers of older people.

 

Pricing: Free online resource

 

Contact Person: call 0800 552 002, email seniors@msd.govt.nz

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 24 Jul 2017, 5:10 PM

Title: Services for Seniors brochure – Ministry of Social Development

Source/Link: https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/eligibility/seniors/index.html

Description:  This brochure is updated a couple of times a year and has been a very popular resource. It “contains a summary of the services we offer older people”. It pulls together in one brochure a lot of the information that is covered within the website.

 

Target Audience: Older people.


Appropriate Audience: Older people, family or carers of older people.

 

Pricing: Free online resource

 

Contact Person: call 0800 552 002, email seniors@msd.govt.nz

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 24 Jul 2017, 5:10 PM

Title: Services for Seniors brochure – Ministry of Social Development

Source/Link: https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/eligibility/seniors/index.html

Description:  This brochure is updated a couple of times a year and has been a very popular resource. It “contains a summary of the services we offer older people”. It pulls together in one brochure a lot of the information that is covered within the website.

 

Target Audience: Older people.


Appropriate Audience: Older people, family or carers of older people.

 

Pricing: Free online resource

 

Contact Person: call 0800 552 002, email seniors@msd.govt.nz

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 24 Jul 2017, 5:10 PM