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Staying Connected with Family in Residential Care

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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…

Factsheet: When Death is Near

Produced in partnership with Carers NZ, Hospice NZ, and the Carers Alliance. This helpful factsheet provides practical advice and information so you can better understand and cope when you loved…

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Family Care NZ

Published several times a year, each issue of Family Care is packed with helpful articles to help you self-manage common caring issues at home. Regular features include Useful Things (useful…

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Carers NZ Brochure

Download Carers NZ’s helpful brochure and add it to your own electronic carer infopack!  This brochure provides information about Carers NZ, and the types of information and support the national…

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All Kinds of Help! Our Comprehensive Guide

Many organisations offer specialised advice and information to help older people, family carers, and New Zealanders who have health or disability needs.  Download our helpful NZ Guide, with contact details…

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A Never Ending Love Story

When Isobel Reed married Alfred Hamish Reed in 1899, she inserted the word ‘cherish’ into her vows in place of the traditional obey. It was a vow she was always…

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Carer Story: A Different Road

An extract from Shirley Jamieson’s memoir A Different Road. After Janelle turned 21 she moved into residential care. She’d been to the facility for respite care several times, so she…

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