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Country Carers by Margaret Pittaway

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Margaret Pittaway, the Health and Social Development spokesperson for Rural Women New Zealand, looks at the history of support for rural carers, current challenges faced by many in isolated settings and the technology based solutions they are utilising.

Support At Home: Kitchen Confidential

It’s natural to exchange personal information when a support worker comes into your home, but they also need to maintain professional boundaries. After all, they are there to do a…

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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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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And What Now?

Ros Capper has written And What Now? for those who are rebuilding after a major life change. Following is an extract from her book for other people facing life-altering challenges!…

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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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