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Healthcare NZ Community Health (South Canterbury)

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Healthcare NZ Community Health (South Canterbury)
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
37 Hassall Street - Corner Harper + Hassall
Timaru (also Ashburton, Temuka, Waimate and Geraldine)
Postal Address
PO Box 1013
Timaru 7940
South Canterbury
(03) 688 5141
(03) 684 4400
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HealthCare NZ - (04) 802 0950
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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, your medication, wound care, or managing your health needs, we can put together a support package designed especially for you.

Healthcare NZ 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.

For more information about how we can support you, please contact your friendly local branch.
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Timaru, Ashburton, Temuka, Waimate, Geraldine.
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Personal Assistance
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
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
Domestic Assistance
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Meals (Frozen) Yes Yes Negotiable
Meals (Fresh or Hot) Yes Yes Negotiable
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes Negotiable
Shopping Assistance Yes Yes No
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Day Programme (Dementia Care) Yes Yes Negotiable
Day Programme (Non Dementia) Yes Yes Negotiable
Lunch Yes Yes Negotiable
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes Yes No
Other Social Support 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; 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 Feb 2009
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
German Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
Home and Community Support Sector Standards (Standards NZ) Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009