Information for every step of your caring journey!

Information for every step of your caring journey!

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Dementia and Travel

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Alzheimer’s NZ says travelling with someone who has dementia or cognitive issues can be confusing or even dangerous if plans are not well thought out or if the person is…

Total Mobility Scheme

Review this helpful booklet about the Total Mobility scheme! Total Mobility Around NZ, developed in partnership by local and central government, will inform you about the Total Mobility scheme, which…

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Keeping Mobile: Use Your Mobility Scooter Safely

If you currently use a mobility scooter or power chair or are considering using one in the future – this free booklet is for you. Published by the NZ Transport…

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Help At Home Or Away

Think ahead to get the support you need over the summer months. Here are suggestions from an expert planner, Access Homehealth’s Jo Kara. Summer can be a relaxing time of…

Double Vision!

Melda and Graham Townsley work as a team to ensure that Graham retains his independence and quality of life despite his worsening vision. By Sara Rogers Melda Townsley believes a…

Carer Story: We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday!

The annual family post-Christmas vacation to Whangamata was the event of the year. Five weeks of sunshine, endless hours of boogie boarding, fish and chips with the town’s entire seagull…

Tips And Advice: Nine Rules To Travel By!

Family Care reader Kirsten Gregory recalls the Central Otago holiday she shared with her twin sister following Catherine’s serious injury and intensive rehabilitation.  Kirsten has provided nine suggestions to help…

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