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Alzheimers Society Inc Hastings

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Alzheimers Society Inc Hastings
Community Groups
106 Windsor Avenue
Hastings 4122
Postal Address
P.O.Box 11103 Hastings 4122
Hawke's Bay
06 878 7502
06 878 7025
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Cheryl Robinson
Incorporated Society - 06 8787502
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"Making life better for all those affected by dementia".
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Health and Disability Support Groups and Contacts Yes Community Liaison Officers, Carer Support Group monthly, and Memory Cafe
Community Organisations Yes Community - "At home with Dementia" Daycare - "Chatham Club" Central Hawkes Bay - "Memory Club"
Fitness and Recreation Yes Day club facilitates a mixture of cognitive and physical activities. Designed to stimulate and maintain a healthy brain. 'Clubs' with like minded people working together in small groups in areas of interest or new learning.
Links to other sites, e.g. government, health, legal, consumer etc No Alzheimers New Zealand
Updated: 3 Oct 2016
For people with memory loss, dementia or alzheimers disease. Assisting and supporting people affected by dementia to remain at home. Chatham Club is a home like setting and members attend for the day. The club is open 5 days a week and members are collected then delivered home after the club day is over.
Updated: 6 Aug 2008
Special Features
Community - "At Home with Dementia" which has Community Liaison Officers who provide - Assessment visits. Liaise with other agencies and professionals on behalf of clients.
On going support - home visits and phone contact identifying and solving issues before they arise if possible.
Crisis - we can offer support and advice through these. Helping clients to negotiate their way through the bureaucracies they will be dealing with.
Daycare - The Chatham Club - provides a safe caring stimulating environment for people with memory loss, dementia or alzheimers disease and respite for carers.
Updated: 15 Feb 2010
Languages Spoken
English Yes members and staff, Cultural awareness is important and communication with people affected by dementia specific training.
Maori - Te Reo Yes members attend the club
Other Information Yes We endeavour to meet the needs of our non speaking client/members by strong invovement of carers and accessing interpreter services when required. Communication with those affected by dementia is skilled, body language and attention very specific.
Updated: 5 Jan 2009
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Day Programme (Dementia Care) Yes Yes No Self funnded privately Fully funded through Bay Home Support. Community Liaison Officer will assist with this process.
Lunch Yes Yes No A two course meal is provided plus morning and afternnon tea. Supsidy and private fee incorporates the cost of meals.
Club/Drop in Centre Yes Yes No The club is open 5 days a week and members are collected and delivered home after club day is over.
Visiting Service No Yes No Our community liaison officer does home visits for assessments, ongoing support, crisis management
Activities/Exercise Programme No Yes No The day is structured with both mental and physical activities which are designed to stimulate the mind.
Other Social Support No Yes No Carer support and memory cafe for person affected and carers as a social outing.
Updated: 5 Jan 2009