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Support At Home: Planning for the ‘What Ifs’

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What if the person supporting you becomes ill, has a serious accident, or dies suddenly? What would happen if someone relies on your support and you are incapacitated? The team…

Puzzle Fun!

Palmerston North librarian Joy Hamilton’s accident led to a new career, importing and selling jigsaws for others who enjoy this hobby. In 1990 I was involved in a car accident…

Advice: Talking to Children After a Tragic Event

If a traumatic, scary event takes place, even miles away or far on the other side of the world, today’s technology and media can bring it right into a child’s…

Advice: Choosing + Managing Support Staff

More New Zealanders who have extra needs are choosing their own support staff to help them live independently at home. Rhett Brown, regular Family Care columnist and motivational speaker, shares…

Continence: A Proactive Choice to Have a Colostomy

Following his serious injury, Rhett Brown made the proactive decision to have a colostomy to manage his bowel care. The following extract has been taken from Rhett’s inspiring book, This…

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