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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
Central Hawke's Bay
Waipukurau 4200
DHB
Hawke's Bay
Phone
06 858 9158
Mobile
0226578608
Email
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Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
Deborah Biggs - 06 8709060
- Field Officer
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 Sit & Be Fit sessions each week. Scooter Club meet on a Monday afternoon at the office
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
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: 6 Jun 2017
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.
- Scooter Club.
- Digital Seniors.
- Frozen Meals
- Library to borrow books, jigsaws.
- Social outings, i.e. bus trips, shopping trips.
- Home visits by Community Field Officer.
- Volunteer visitors to isolated and lonely older people through the Accredited Visiting Service.
- A wide range of frozen meals sourced from Pure Catering
- Bi-monthly newsletter.
- Life tubes.
- Elder Abuse & Neglect Social Worker based at Age Concern Hastings.
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
Companionship
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Visiting Service Yes No No
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes No No Sit and be fit classes
Other Social Support Yes No No
Updated: 6 Jun 2017
What's New
What's New

 

June 2017 with Age Concern

TEA/COFFEE

Tea/coffee morning will be held at the Masonic Lodge from 10am onwards on June 9th & 30th.   Transport Available $4.00.  Don’t forget the sales table. Door $3.00, Raffle $2.00.  All welcome. 

SOUP LUNCH

Join us after Tea/Coffee on Friday 30th for a soup & bun lunch at the Masonic lodge.  Cost: $3.00.

CARDS 500

A group meets every Tuesday at the office from 1.00pm till 3.30.  $2.00 fee.  Come and join in. 

 RUMMIKUB

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

SIT AND BE FIT SESSION

Every Tuesday at Masonic Lodge Hall.  9.30am start followed with a cup of tea.  Instructor: Frances Heke, Physiotherapist.  Cost $4.00.  All welcome.  Transport available.  

PODIATRIST

Friday June 23rd .  Cost $35.00.  Please book at the office. 

OPERATUNITY

Thursday 8th June .  “From Phantom of the Opera” .  

Cost: $46.00 (tickets have gone up $2.00)

WELL BEING GROUP

The well being group starts again on Thursday 22 June for 4 weeks.  9.30am start. At the office . All welcome.  Cost  $2.00

STREET APPEAL

Friday 16th June.  We need people to sell raffle tickets at New World, Countdown and Four Square.  1.5 hour slots.  Please contact Shirley  8588053 if you can help

COMBINED TRIP

Wednesday 14th to Yvonne Monks farm/wool display  followed by lunch at Patangata  Pub

 

 


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