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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 should be changed. It means saying ‘yes’ when you want to and ‘no’ when you don’t agree with something or someone (rather than agreeing to something just to please someone else).

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Carer Story: A Different Road

ColourfulFlowersAn extract from Shirley Jamieson’s memoir A Different Road.

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Your Rights as a Consumer of Health and Disability Services

If you would like to know more about your rights when using health and disability services, have your questions answered, or make a complaint about a health or disability service, then do have a look at the website of the Health and Disability Commissioner. 

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How Carers NZ can help

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