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Not for Profits Welcome New Government Carers’ Strategy

by laurie

  5 December 2019 Carers NZ and the Carers Alliance of 45 national not for profits have joined the Government to celebrate its new five year Action Plan, aimed at…

Carers’ Strategy consultation update

The Government hosted public consultation meetings in July and August 2019 to hear from family carers and supporters. The feedback generated from these consultations will inform the new Carers’ Strategy Action…

Carers Alliance welcomes news of carer payment improvements

7 July, 2019 The Government’s announcement that it will make payment rules fairer for parents and spouses caring for elderly, ill, and disabled loved ones has been welcomed by the…

Carers desperately need some care, says new report

“I dread to think how our society will cope if the government doesn’t heed the warnings in this report and act now to fix what is a badly broken respite care system,” says Alzheimers NZ CEO and Carers’ Alliance co-chair Catherine Hall.

Funded Family Care stakeholder engagement report released

Carers NZ welcomes the Government’s release of a paper outlining issues and possible solutions about paid family care policy. Undertaken by Sapere, research for the paper included an online survey…

Global State of Care

IACO the international network of carer organisations has released its global report on the state of caregiving in 9 countries. This landmark report is on global carer priorities, featuring policies…

Path to fairer payment policy for family carers begins with Government announcement

MEDIA RELEASE 26 September, 2018 Today’s news that Cabinet has agreed to consider changes to Funded Family Care is an achievement for families after years of court and human rights…