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Healthline: Medical advice 24/7!

Healthline is a free 24 hour telephone health advice service. Phone 0800 611 116 Your call will be answered by a registered nurse who can talk with you about any…

Advice: Keep Tempers Cool Over Summer!

Summer is a wonderful time with lots of sun, visits to the beach, BBQs, and family gatherings. But often our family get-togethers don’t quite go as planned, resulting in frayed…

Keeping Moving: Staying Mobile!

More people of all ages are using mobility scooters, walking frames, and walking sticks. Once ugly and institutional, today’s most popular aids are colourful, attractive, and have appealing features. Find…

Stroke Foundation Information for Carers

Download helpful booklets and pamphlets at the Stroke Foundation website, and learn about support options near where you live. You can view the Foundation’s informative booklets online or order print…

Intimacy After Stroke

Help from Your Pharmacy to Stay Independent at Home

Many community pharmacists and pharmacies offer a service to help customers stay independent, healthy and active. The Supporting Independent Living Programme addresses issues that threaten the health, independence and quality…

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IHC Advocacy Toolkit

IHC’s free Avocacy Toolkit has important and useful information for parents/family/whanau of children with an intellectual disability, self advocates with disabilities, and disability support agencies. Being well-informed is the key…

IHC Advocacy Toolkit

Caring Family Relationships

How can we best nurture family relationships while caring for a family member? Read and listen to these stories about carers who do exactly that.  Carolyn Jury  Carolyn Jury and…

Carolyn Jury and her husband Wayne