Information for every step of your caring journey!

Information for every step of your caring journey!

Advice: Making Your Voice Heard

Being assertive is all about making sure your voice is heard and being able to clearly explain how you feel about something, what you need, or why you feel something…

Health Passport

A Health Passport is a booklet that you can carry with you when attending hospital appointments or meeting with other providers of health and disability services. It contains information about…

Whose Life Is It?

By Dr Maree Todd A geriatrician’s caring journey with her parents has been a professional eye-opener. I have been working with older people and their families for 20 years. Over…

Staying Connected with Family in Residential Care

How can you stay close to loved ones who need residential or long-term care? Here are ideas from Lorraine Pollock, who manages Bupa’s Winara facility in Waikanae. After years of…

Care Planning Tools

Download our planning tools to ensure uninterrupted support for a loved one if you fall ill, have an accident, or die suddenly.

When Caring Ends

Looking after someone may be a large part of your life, but it is inevitable that your caring role will change over time. This may be because the person you…

Sleep: It’s Complicated!

A good night’s sleep is something we all know we need, but chances are if you’re reading this you have a sleep problem. Rest assured, if you’ll pardon the pun,…

Life Coach: Dream A Little

“When I was a young boy, I was often chastised for daydreaming,” says life coach Richard Blakeborough. “Get your head out of cloud cuckoo land. Stop daydreaming. Grow up.” The…