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Age Concern Napier

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Name
Age Concern Napier
Category
Community Groups
Address
98 Taradale Rd
Marewa
Napier 4110
Postal Address
P.O.Box 4027 Marewa Napier 4143
DHB
Hawke's Bay
Phone
(06) 842 1346
Fax
(06) 842 1531
Email
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Web
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Description
Age Concern's mission is to work together to promote quality of life for older people.
To do so we have a range of services and activities.
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Health and Disability Support Groups and Contacts Yes We provide health and welfare orientated activities and support.
Community Organisations Yes Age Concern is a volunteer based community "not for profit" which is incorporated and registered with the Charities Commission.
Relationship and Counselling Services Yes Elementary support and advise is available with older people being referred for specialist services as appropriate.
Fitness and Recreation Yes Health promotion classes involving excercises are available.
Links to other sites, e.g. government, health, legal, consumer etc No Our web site is www.ageconcern.org.nz
Kaumatua Services Yes We have an alliance with local Iwi Health and community services.
Updated: 16 Dec 2009
Description
Napier Age Concern provides a range of services to older people including:
Information, advocacy and advice
Home visits with assessment
Total Mobility assessments
Transport and support
Social and luncheon group each Monday
Home services including Hairdressing and Handypersons
Weekly shopping trips
Provion of Life Tubes
Sit & Be Fit exercise class
Tai Chi exercise class
90 (years) Plus Club
BYO Craft group
Swimming group (summer)
Drives and outings
Updated: 8 Mar 2012
Special Features
Napier Age Concern applies a positive aging philosophy and has a sound knowledge of the aspirations and needs of many older people.
Our volunteers are, in the main, older peole themselves so it is older people assisting older people in our community based group.
Updated: 27 Mar 2008
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Other Information Yes We appreciate the increasing cosmopolitan nature of people living in our city and can assist gain access to the prominent language interpreters.
Updated: 27 Mar 2008
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Lunch Yes Yes No Weekly luncheon group were people pay modest cost for meal and contribute to transport.
Club/Drop in Centre Yes Yes No Range of activities in our centre at 98 Taradale Rd Napier and also other locations.
Visiting Service Yes Yes No Age Concern Accredited Visitors Service is co-ordinated by the Napier office for people living in the Napier area.
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes Yes No Tai Chi and Sit & Be Fit classes.
Other Social Support Yes Yes No Range of services and activities as recorded in the "Discription" information above.
Updated: 8 Mar 2012

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