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Healthcare NZ Community Health (Otago Region)

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Name
Healthcare NZ Community Health (Otago Region)
Category
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Address
392 Hillside Road, Dunedin
South Dunedin
Dunedin (also in Oamaru, Queenstown, Alexandra, Wanaka, Balclutha, Gore and Invercargill)
Postal Address
P.O Box 1146
DHBs
Southern (Otago), Southern (Otago), Southern (Southland)
Phone
(03) 477 7773
Fax
(03) 477 7256
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Virginia McCall - 0274 711 675
Owner
HCNZ Community Health - (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, your medication, wound care, or managing your health needs, we can put together a support package designed especially for you.

HCNZ Community Health is a quality accredited Kiwi organisation that has been supporting people to live their lives to the full for more than 20 years. Our fully funded services are available via referral from your doctor, local needs assessment agency or through ACC.

HCNZ Community Health provides the Good to be Home service, that works alongside you, and your family and whánau, each step of the way, with a personalised support plan that incorporates your individual needs and goals.

The Good to be Home service assists you to:
• actively complete everyday tasks
• maintain current skills and independence
• build mobility, strength and confidence.

As a restorative service, Good to be Home is designed to enhance your quality of life and independence by supporting you to do everyday tasks for yourself.

For more information about how we can support you, please contact your friendly local branch.
Service Description
Service Description
At Healthcare NZ Community Health we aim to give you a quality, personalised service. Our staff of support workers and nurses are chosen for their experience,skills and reliability.

Your support will be managed by a co-ordinator who will visit you at home to assess your needs and assist you in identifying the most appropiate ways to meet your ongoing requirements.

You can choose the support worker that you prefer to provide your support service. If your support worker is ill or on holiday you be provided with a replacement. Your Co-ordinator will contact you to talk about this.

Our Services include:
*personal care such as grooming,showering and dressing

*homehelp such as housework; assistance with meal preparation, shopping, mobility; and many other areas in which you may need help

*nursing care such as post-operative care, wound care, medication management, palliative care, and many other specialised nursing services

*additional services, which may be available in your area.

Updated: 7 Jul 2015
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
We support people right throughout the Otago region.

Dunedin: (03) 477 7773, dunedin.office@healthcarenz.co.nz

Oamaru: (03) 433 1313, oamaru.office@healthcarenz.co.nz

Alexandra / Queenstown / Wanaka: (03) 448 6670, alexandra.office@healthcarenz.co.nz

Balclutha: (03) 418 3666, balclutha.office@healthcarenz.co.nz

Gore: (03) 208 1953, gore.office@healthcarenz.co.nz

Invercargill: (03) 211 0820, invercargill.office@healthcarenz.co.nz
Updated: 9 Jul 2013
Personal Assistance
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Registered Nurse (eg Wound Care, Medication) Yes Yes Negotiable
Attendant Care (ACC) Yes Yes Yes
Carer Support Yes Yes Yes
Sitter Service/Companions Yes Yes Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.StatusDetails
Wound Care. Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Domestic Assistance
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes Negotiable
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
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:

* Ministry of Health
* South Canterbury DHB
* Southern District Health Board; and
* ACC attendant care

To gain access to our high-quality services, speak with your doctor, local needs assessment agency, or ACC case-worker.
Updated: 9 Jul 2013
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
German Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
Home and Community Health Assocation Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
CareerForce Home and Community Health Assocation New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
Updated: 9 Feb 2009

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