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If Abuse, Neglect or Violence happen, by Tricia Hendry

by Editor

Sadly, there can be instances when abuse, neglect, or violence happens to vulnerable people.

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…

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…

ColourfulFlowers

Advice: Enduring Powers of Attorney

For those of us supporting an older person, someone with a disability, or other health condition, you should consider looking into setting up enduring powers of attorney (EPA). You’ll find…

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Publication: Good Medical Practice

The Medical Council’s publication Good Medical Practice sets out the standards the public and the profession expect a competent doctor to meet. These standards have been developed through discussion with…

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Advice: Communicating With Medical Professionals

Family carers have regular contact with GPs and many other health professionals, government agencies, and support organisations. Being able to communicate well with a wide range of professionals is an…

CommunicatingWithProfessionals

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