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Healthcare NZ Community Health (Canterbury region)

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Healthcare NZ Community Health (Canterbury region)
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
29 Sir William Pickering Drive
Christchurch 8053
(03) 377 7527
(03) 377 7604
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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
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care. Yes Including ACC Comprehensive Nursing Assessments
Diabetic Care. Yes
Surgical Followup Yes
Community Health Nursing Yes
Other Specialties. Yes Cardiothoracic / Cardiopulmonary, Diabetes, Methadone Programme
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
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 & Membership RCStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes
CareerForce Yes
Home and Community Health Association 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 Association New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 10 Sep 2015