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Age Concern Havelock North

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Name
Age Concern Havelock North
Category
Community Groups
Address
41 Middle road
Havelock North
Postal Address
PO Box 8733, HAVELOCK NORTH 4157
DHB
Hawke's Bay
Phone
06 877 6488
Fax
06 877 6498
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Wayne Bradshaw( Chairperson) - 06 8776488
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Description
Working together to promote the quality of life and wellbeing of older people.
Community Group Types
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Health and Disability Support Groups and Contacts Yes Being available to talk over worries and concerns with members. Advocacy within families and communities. Referral to appropriate pastoral care.
Community Organisations Yes Seminars that are primarily beneficial to older people are offered twice a year. Advocacy with family members or professionals. Arranging transport to important appointments and venues.
Fitness and Recreation Yes A monthly outing of interest to older people. A monthly community lunch at a nominal rate. Social morning tea every Tuesday and Friday morning.
Updated: 2 Feb 2010
Description
Description
Age Concern HN supportive services comprise of a Community Worker Ria Kersjes 30 hours a week and an Administrator 15 hours weekly A small band of loyal volunteers enhance the work of Age Concern
Updated: 24 Jan 2013
Special Features
Special Features
The office is open Monday - Friday 9- 1pm for enquiries. Come in and ring the bell for attention if no one in the room.

The Community Worker is available for consultations at the Centre on a Tuesday morning 9.30 - 11.30am. Home Visits can also be arranged.

Other Community Services may include, arranging a regular, companion visitor (AVS Accreditied Visiting Service) Total Mobility Assessment for Taxi discount vouchers. Advocacy with family members or professionals.

Transport to important appointments or venues.Monthly outing and community lunch at nominal rate.

Frozen meals service (delivery can be arranged for $3 extra).

Every friday morning we hold a morning tea group ($2 donation). ALL WELCOME. transport can be arranged.

If you need help please pop in!! A problem shared is a problem halved!
Updated: 24 Jan 2013
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
Afrikaans Yes Community Worker has a working knowledge of Afrikaans.
Dutch Yes Community Worker is Dutch in origin. Has completely retained her Dutch language and many Dutch customs.
English Yes Administrator and volunteers speak fluent and comprehensive English.
German Yes Community Worker speaks and comprehends fluent German.
Updated: 24 Jan 2013
Companionship
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Lunch Yes No No Once or twice a month a community lunch is provided to members for a nominal rate. Currently $17. Held at the Summerset on the Orchard, Ada st, Hastings.
Club/Drop in Centre Yes Yes No Tuesdays for Community Worker consultations and Fridays for Morning Tea Social Group at Waiapu House
Visiting Service No Yes Negotiable Ria the Community Worker's role is to visit people, assess them and put into place services that may be required.
Activities/Exercise Programme No No No Friday morning is social morning tea mornings. Monthly community lunch. Monthly outing.
Other Social Support No Yes No Advocacy, transport, visiting service, assessment for taxi discounts, monthly general shopping. Transport applies to areas outside Havelock North eg Hastings.
Updated: 10 Sep 2014

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