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COVID-19 Updates

updated 1 December 2021 Traffic Light System All of New Zealand will move to the traffic light settings at 11:59pm on Thursday 2 December 2021. Search for your local traffic…

Keeping safe through Covid-19

General guidelines  We asked carers what they learned during the first lockdown. Their advice is practical and sensible  stay safe by following guidance about hygiene including wearing masks when out…

Abuse in Care Inquiry

The Royal Commission investigating historic abuse and neglect in state and faith-based care has been hearing from disabled people, and people within the sector about their experiences. The Commission is…

Briefing Updates

Carers NZ and the Carers Alliance are engaging with the Government and all parties to ensure better progress for New Zealand’s 430,000+ family, whanau, and aiga carers in the next three years.

Part 4A finally repealed under urgency

The repeal of Part 4A goes some way toward redressing the problems of paying family carers and corrects an injustice that should never have happened, say the Carers Alliance and Carers NZ.

 

Carers forgotten, report finds

Almost 700 carers completed the Caring In Lockdown survey.

COVID-19 Guidance

Carers in COVID-19 Resource

This information for carers is available to read at the Ministry of Health’s website here, or you can download a word or pdf version.

Carers NZ has created resources that you can download for free:

Tips & Tools for getting through another lockdown day

The Covid complication.

wecare.kiwi – for care and support through Covid-19.

COVID-19 information for family, whānau and āiga carers is available to download here. It’s a handy resource to keep close by.

Information for carers relating to Vaccination Orders

The Ministry of Health is regularly updating general advice relating to the Vaccination Orders, which can be found here: COVID-19: Mandatory vaccinations | Ministry of Health NZ and Vaccination Order Guidance document for PCBUs and workers (health.govt.nz)

If you have any questions related to the order, you can send these to healthorders@health.govt.nz

For detailed information, go here

Not for Profits Welcome New Government Carers’ Strategy

The new Carers’ Strategy Action Plan for 2019-2023 has been launched.