General guidelines Vaccination Information about booking your vaccine. Masks Information on masks can be found here. PPE Guidance To keep you informed on current guidelines regarding gloves, masks, and other personal…
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…
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.
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.
Almost 700 carers completed the Caring In Lockdown survey.
Flexibility of carer support and individualised funding for eligible people has been now made permanent. Carer Support is a subsidy to support full-time carers of disabled people to have a break (respite) from their caring responsibilities. Individualised Funding allows disabled people to directly manage their supports (personal cares, home management and respite).
This flexibility means that people can continue to buy the support appropriate for them within guidelines, instead of being limited by the rules on what support funding can be used for. Guidelines of what you can buy: What People Can Buy with Disability Funding: Whaikaha Ministry of Disabled People | Purchasing Guidelines. For further queries: email@example.com and put IF Question in the subject header.
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The new Carers’ Strategy Action Plan for 2019-2023 has been launched.
IACO the international network of carer organisations has released its global report on the state of caregiving in 9 countries. This landmark report is on global carer priorities, featuring policies…