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Staying Connected with Family in Residential Care

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How can you stay close to loved ones who need residential or long-term care? Here are ideas from Lorraine Pollock, who manages Bupa’s Winara facility in Waikanae. After years of…

All Kinds of Help! Our Comprehensive Guide

Many organisations offer specialised advice and information to help older people, family carers, and New Zealanders who have health or disability needs.  Download our helpful NZ Guide, with contact details…

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Research: Evaluation of the Complex Carers Group Project 2005

Download this comprehensive research report, which grew out of concerns expressed by families in Auckland caring for disabled children and young people who have significant needs. Family carers of children…

Emergency Planning Tools: Get Thru If You Need Extra Support

If you or a member of your household has any special needs that may affect your ability to cope in a disaster, make arrangements now to ensure you get the…

Emergency Get Thru Plan

Stroke Foundation Information for Carers

Download helpful booklets and pamphlets at the Stroke Foundation website, and learn about support options near where you live. You can view the Foundation’s informative booklets online or order print…

Intimacy After Stroke

Whirimako Black’s Song for Carers

Meet Whirimako Black. Whirimako has been singing professionally since she was 17 and helped to care for her father, who passed away in 2006. Listen to our interview with Whirimako, and…

Whirimako Black

Research: The Needs of New Zealand Carers (2010)

If you are feeling frustrated in finding the sort of information you need as a carer, struggling to find the extra money to cover things such as medications or special…

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