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Mahana Day Club
Community Groups
1 Wilding Avenue,
Napier 4110
Postal Address
P O Box 4084 Marewa 4143
Hawke's Bay
(06) 834 0417
(06) 834 0418
View Email Address
Tania Roebuck - 06 834 0418
Mahana Team Leader
Yvette Bibby - 06 834 0418
Finance Administrator
Maree Goodchild - 06 834 0418
Office Administrator
Christine Mulholland - 06 834 0418
Making life better for all people affected by dementia

Kia piki te ora mo nga tangata mate porewarewa
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Health and Disability Support Groups and Contacts Yes Community Liaison Officers work in the community to support people with a diagnosis of dementia, their supporting partners and family/whanau at all stages of the disease from pre-diagnosis onwards.
Community Organisations Yes Perform assessment visits, ongoing support; crisis intervention, advocacy/liaison with other agencies, support groups, dementia specific day programme, develop professional links/information and education.
Relationship and Counselling Services No The level of our support and freqency of visits is governed entirely by the need and desire of the client(s) -home visits, information, education and referrals as appropriate. Support groups for carers and children of people with a diagnosis of dementia.
Fitness and Recreation Yes falls prevention and seated exercises as appropriate as part of the day programme. The emphasis is on having fun in a stimulating and non-threatening environment. Picnics and other outings occur as often as can be arranged - weather permitting.
Links to other sites, e.g. government, health, legal, consumer etc Yes Hawkes Bay DHB contract.
Kaumatua Services Yes Te Roopu a Iwi Trust social workers support our delivery of services to Maori and their whanau.
Updated: 4 Jan 2017
Supporting people with memory loss, confusion or dementia and their carers/family throughout the dementia journey, with home visiting and a dementia specific day programme and support groups for carers and family members.
Updated: 6 Sep 2010
Special Features
A number of different support groups for carers, family and those with dementia
Updated: 6 Sep 2010
Languages Spoken
Cook Island Yes We have a Cook Island Maori asssitant in the day programme, The Mahana Club
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes Cook Island Maori day programme assistant
Rarotongan Yes Cook Island Maori day programme assistant
Updated: 6 Sep 2010
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Day Programme (Dementia Care) Yes Yes No Options Hawkes Bay subsidy applies for folk living in the community. Subsidy does not apply for those in residential care - private paying arrangements can be made dependent upon vacancies - our priority is to suport those living at home.
Lunch Yes Yes No Two course meal is provided at no extra charge. Picnic lunches provided on day outings. Fish and chip lunches are a popular alternative, especially when served 'in the packet', just like old times!
Visiting Service Yes No No YES, health professionals visit folk in their homes. This is a free service which provides education, support, advice and helps people to find their way through beaurocracy, making sure that access to in home support services is available when required.
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes Yes No As part of our dementia specific day programme activities - there is no extra charge for this
Other Social Support Yes No No We provide home visiting and support groups. Support groups offer information as well as the peer support so vital in helping carers to cope - knowing you're not alone and getting tips from others with similar experiences can be so helpful.
Updated: 6 Sep 2010