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3 hours ago - Whangarei
Kia Ora friends & whanau of Alternative Care Northland by now I have meet with a lot of you when I’ve been out and about with my mum (Donna) for those I’ve haven’t met yet if you see us please stop and say hello (Kia Ora). I’m 6months old now and learning a lot of new things - I will soon be able to go visiting at special places like day centres and hospitals
1 day ago - Dunedin
We had our first art exhibition here at Highview on Sunday the 18th of April, what a fun afternoon for residents, families and staff. The residents have really enjoyed the art classes run by Jiun, and the art exhibition just topped it off! Thank you to the Fuller family for providing an amazing spread which was enjoyed by all. When you visit Highview you can certainly see more art on display...
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If you think you don’t need to read another book on loneliness, or you’ve put the subject in the ‘too hard basket’, then think again.
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Dementia affects almost all of us. Nearly four out of five Kiwi families have to support or know someone who develops dementia.
Any transfer between services, whether within your District Health Board (DHB) region or outside it, is done in consultation with your local service/care co-ordination service . If your needs have changed since your last assessment you will be reassessed to determine the level of care you require. An acceptance needs to be received before you move. This process also allows time for funding details...
You may be able to receive residential care in your existing apartment if you live in a: ‘certified’ serviced apartment/unit in a retirement village AND this village has a DHB contract to deliver the level of residential care you require AND you have been assessed as requiring long-term residential care While each situation may vary there are several financial aspects to consider: the...