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Age Concern Central Hawke's Bay

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Name
Age Concern Central Hawke's Bay
Category
Community Groups
Address
3 Porangahau Rd
Waipukurau 4200
DHB
Hawke's Bay
Phone
06 858 9158
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Deborah Biggs - 06 8709060
Community Worker
06 858 9158
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Description
Age Concern is an organisation that advocates quality of life for older people and promotes active positive ageing.
Community Group Types
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Community Organisations Yes A voluntary organisation of caring and friendly people dedicated to improving the lifestyle and welfare of older people.
Fitness and Recreation Yes We offer SAYGO (Steady as you go) sessions in Waipukurau on a Tuesday morning and Waipawa on a Thursday morning..
Updated: 13 Aug 2019
Description
Description
All Age Concern Branches have knowledge of their local area and can provide advice and information about services that are available for older people. A range of services and health promotion activities are provided locally by all Age Concerns.
Updated: 13 Aug 2019
Special Features
Special Features
We offer the following services:

- Support with personal or family issues.
- Support with completing forms, WINZ reviews and allowance forms.
- Referral information. Contact details for provider agencies along with contact details for trusted and fair priced trades people locally.
- Total Mobility Scheme assessments for discounted taxi vouchers.
- Podiatry appointments monthly.
- Coffee mornings with housie.
- Social events i.e. lunch, entertainment.
- Cards 500, Rummikub, Scrabble
- Steady as you go exercise group
- Library to borrow books,
- Social outings, i.e. bus trips, shopping trips.
- Community Worker
- Bi-monthly newsletter.
- Life tubes.
- Elder Abuse & Neglect Social Worker based at Age Concern Hastings.
Updated: 13 Aug 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 13 Aug 2019
Companionship
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes No No Steady as you go exercise group (SAYGO)
Other Social Support Yes No No
Updated: 13 Aug 2019
What's New
What's New

August  2019 with Age Concern CHB

TEA/COFFEE

Tea/coffee morning will be held at the Masonic Lodge from 10am onwards on 9th & 30th August.  Transport Available $4.00.  Don’t forget the sales table. Door $3.00, Raffle $2.00.  Join us for a morning of fun and company.

CARDS 500

A group meets every Tuesday & Thursday at the office from 1pm till 3.30pm.  $2.00 fee.  Come and join in. 

 RUMMIKUB

A group meets every Friday afternoon from 1pm to 3.30pm.  All welcome.    Cost: $2.00. 

STEADY AS YOU GO (SAYGO) Waipukurau

Each Tuesday morning at 9.30am at the Masonic Lodge.  Come and join us doing exercises that use every bit of your body, followed by a cuppa  Cost: $4.00. 

PODIATRIST

Friday 30th August.

OPERATUNITY

“Divas through the Decades”.  We have had to increase the cost of this trip to cover the travel component.  It will be $52.00 from now on.

KNIT & CHAT GROUP

To be held at the office  on the 2nd Thursday in the month from 10—12.  Join us for a cuppa, bring your own knitting or help us knit puppy/kitten jerseys for the SPCA.  Cost $2.

STROKE GROUP MEETING

Meet the 4th Thursday in the month at The Lily Pond at 11am.  All welcome

AQUARIUM  TRIP

Wednesday 21st August.  Departing office at 10.30am.  Lunch at RSA followed by guided tour of Aquarium (included feeding the Penguins).  Cost $41.00—lunch at RSA your expenses.  Book at office.

 


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