Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance: Florence Nightingale

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  • Florence Nightingale
  • 100 Moorhouse Ave
  • Christchurch
  • Postal Address: P O Box 6002
  • District Health Board Area: Canterbury
  • Phone: 03 3668630
  • Fax: 03 3663820
  • Mobile: 0800348760
  • Owner: Heather Peterson
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  • http://www.florence2care.co.nz
Updated: 15 Jul 2015
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The Florence Nightingale Agency is a leading provider of quality home and community-based services with a reputation for providing first class support services.
Updated: 15 Jul 2015

Service Description
The Florence Nightingale Agency provides home support services for people in their homes.

With a team of over 100 trained carers who make around 400 visits to city homes each week, the agency is committed to “Putting Heart into Community Care”.

The Company as a whole is committed to providing quality at all levels of care. Our goal is to have a carer in the home within 24 hours of receiving a referral.

During the past 19 years Florence Nightingale Agency has been working with ACC and private clients and more recently is an approved Ministry of Health and DHB providers in Blenheim and Nelson.
Updated: 15 Jul 2015
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Christchurch
Blenheim
Marlborough
Updated: 18 Dec 2009
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Hairdresser (Home Visits) Yes No No
Attendant Care (ACC) Yes Yes Yes
Carer Support Yes Yes Yes
Sitter Service/Companions Yes Yes Yes
Live In Care (24 Hr) Yes Yes Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 18 Dec 2009
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.StatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes In own home
Dementia Care Yes Privately in clients own home
Social Worker Yes Access to
Occupational Therapist Yes Access to
Dietitian Yes Access to
Updated: 18 Dec 2009
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay.
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay.StatusDetails
Respite Care Yes Tailored to meet the needs of the client.
Carer Support or other short stay Yes Tailored to meet the needs of the client.
Private paying service Yes Tailored to meet the needs of the client.
In your own home Yes Tailored to meet the needs of the client.
Caters for low care needs Yes Tailored to meet the needs of the client.
Caters for higher care needs Yes Tailored to meet the needs of the client.
Updated: 15 Jul 2015
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Meals (Frozen) Yes Yes No Access to
Meals (Fresh or Hot) Yes No No Access to
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes Yes
Shopping Assistance Yes Yes No
Transport Assistance Yes Yes No
Updated: 18 Dec 2009
Kaumatua Services
Kaumatua ServicesSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Kaumatua Services Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 18 Dec 2009
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Day Care (Dementia Care) Yes Yes Yes Privately in own home
Day Care (Non Dementia) Yes Yes Yes Privately in own home
Lunch Yes Yes Yes
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes Yes No
Updated: 18 Dec 2009
Subsidy Details
ACC - Christchurch, Blenehim and Nelson
Ministry of Health - Blenheim and Nelson
DHB - Blenheim and Nelson

We will help individuals to apply for Carer Support Funding through the Ministry of Health
Updated: 18 Dec 2009
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Cantonese Yes
Cook Island Yes
Marathi Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 18 Dec 2009
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Home and Community Health Assocation Yes
Home and Community Health Assocation
Updated: 18 Dec 2009