Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance: Home Support North Charitable Trust

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  • Home Support North Charitable Trust
  • 7a First Avenue, Whangarei 0110/19 Homestead Road, Kerikeri 0230
  • Northland
  • Whangarei/Kerikeri
  • Postal Address: 7a First Avenue, Whangarei 0110\19 Homestead Road, Kerikeri 0230
  • District Health Board Area: Northland
  • Phone: (09) 430 2090
  • Fax: (09) 430 2091
  • Manager: Leanne McLiver (Phone: 09 430 2090)
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  • http://www.homesupport.co.nz
Updated: 11 May 2016
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Empowering people to remain independent in their own homes by offering quality Home Based Support Services.

The focus of our Service is the dignity, wholeness, rights and needs of the individual.

We are Certified to the Home and Community Support Sector Standards.
Updated: 2 Apr 2012

Service Description
Service Description

Home Help: this may include housework, meal preparation, shopping, laundry.

Personal Care: this may include showering, bathing, feeding, transporting to appointments, grooming, dressing, assistance with mobility/transferring.

Some Child Care available through ACC if you have had an accident.

Free assistance can be allocated by Needs Assessors for someone to come into your home and look after your dependent loved-one so you can have a break.
Updated: 28 Apr 2010
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
From two Offices we cover the majority of Northland.

Mid/Far North Office, in Kerikeri, for the mid and far north (Kawakawa, Moerewa, Kaikohe, Paihia, Russell, Kerikeri, Kaitaia).

Whangarei Office, in Whangarei, for the greater Whangarei area.
Updated: 5 Jul 2013
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Hairdresser (Home Visits) Negotiable No No We have names of mobile hairdressers available in some areas of Northland.
Attendant Care (ACC) Yes Yes Yes
Carer Support Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Please call us if we can help match you with someone interested in doing this for you.
Sitter Service/Companions Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Please call us for this service. Sometimes this type of care can be allocated free by a Needs Assessor.
Live In Care (24 Hr) Negotiable No No We have a large network of Support Workers and we can usually match you up with someone who may be interested in doing this for you.
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 28 Aug 2012
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Meals (Fresh or Hot) No Yes No Meal preparation undertaken if task allocated by Needs Assessor.
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes Yes Except on Public Holidays
Shopping Assistance Yes Yes Yes Free if task allocated by Needs Assessor.
Transport Assistance Yes Yes Yes Travel can be undertaken by Support Workers if allocated by Needs Assessor.
Updated: 28 Apr 2010
Subsidy Details
Home help is available free through the health system if you have a disability or are over 65 and have a community services card.

Personal care is available free to disabled people and those over 65 requiring it.

ACC allocates a range of 'at-home' services to people recovering from an accident.

We can also provide hospital-funded home help for a short while to you while you recover from a spell in hospital.
Updated: 28 Apr 2010
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Home and Community Health Assocation Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes July 2013 Achieved certification to NZS 8158:2012 Home and Community Support Sector Standard - to October 2016 (HDANZ)
Home and Community Health Assocation
Updated: 2 Dec 2013

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