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Healthcare NZ Community Health (Canterbury region)

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Name
Healthcare NZ Community Health (Canterbury region)
Category
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Address
29 Sir William Pickering Drive
Burnside
Christchurch
Postal Address
PO Box 14169
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
(03) 377 7527
Fax
(03) 377 7604
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Personnel
Owner
HealthCare NZ - (04) 802 0950
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Description
It is now easier to remain independent and stay in your own home with the support of Healthcare NZ Community Health’s friendly team of health professionals. Whether you need help with personal care, home support, medication, wound care, or managing your health, we can discuss how to put together a support package specific to your needs.

Healthcare NZ Community Health is an accredited health organisation specialising in the delivery of support services that help people to live their lives to the full. Our fully funded services are available via referral from your doctor, local needs assessment agency or through ACC.

For more information about how we can support you, please contact our local branch. One of the friendly team here would be happy to help.
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
We support people living throughout the greater Christchurch Area including those residing in Christchurch, Kaiapoi, Rangiora, Lyttelton & the bays, Rolleston, Lincoln, Leeston etc.
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Personal Assistance
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Registered Nurse (eg Wound Care, Medication) Yes Yes Yes
Attendant Care (ACC) Yes Yes Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.StatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Urology. Yes
Other Nursing Specialities. Yes Cardiothoracic / Cardiopulmonary, Diabetes, Methadone Programme
Wound Care. Yes Including ACC Comprehensive Nursing Assessments
Diabetic Care. Yes
Gerontological Care Yes
Oxygen Management Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Community Health Nurses Yes
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Domestic Assistance
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Meals (Fresh or Hot) Yes Yes Negotiable Assistance with meal preparation in the home
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes No
Shopping Assistance Yes Yes No
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Subsidy Details
Subsidy Details
Most of our services are fully funded or subsidised, but they can also be paid for privately.

We support people through the following contracts:

* Ministry of Health Disability Support and Personal Health
* GP Primary Referral
* Hospital Post Discharge
* CREST Programme (Early Supported Discharge)
* ACC Attendant Care
* Older Person's Health - Canterbury District Health Board, (including Mental Health contracts)

To gain access to our high-quality services speak with your doctor, local needs assessment agency, or ACC case-worker.
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes Interpreter services available. Please inquire if you require a health professional who speaks a specific language as many of our staff are bilingual.
Updated: 10 Sep 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes
CareerForce Yes
Home and Community Health Assocation Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme CareerForce Home and Community Health Assocation New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 10 Sep 2015

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