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New push for ACC to cover all disability

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A Dunedin barrister and researcher is leading a new charge for ACC to be revamped so it covers all disabilities, and doesn’t discriminate based on cause. Warren Forster has been…

Free health checks offered at Special Olympics

More than 1,200 athletes will receive free ear, eye, feet and teeth checks at the Special Olympics New Zealand National Summer Games 2017. Over seventy volunteer clinicians and students from…

Dementia carers feeling overwhelmed

Over half of people caring for a loved one with dementia and cognitive performance issues are overwhelmed, while many also say they are finding themselves feeling “distressed” or “angry”. Data…

New Services for Carers

Family carers can now access free nationwide learning, and find relief carers more easily!

Carers Alliance Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Not for profits working in unity for family carers.

Carers NZ Welcomes New Report Re Costs of Caring

Carers New Zealand has welcomed a comprehensive report that analyses the social costs and economic impact of caring in New Zealand.  The Infometrics report, prepared by the economist and former…

The Economic Value and Impacts of Family Caregiving In New Zealand

Analysis of an Infometrics report prepared for Carers NZ and the NZ Carers Alliance