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Healthcare NZ Community Health (Southland region)

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Name
Healthcare NZ Community Health (Southland region)
Category
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Address
192 Spey Street,
Invercargill (also Te Anau, Gore, Alexandra and Balclutha)
Postal Address
PO Box 879
DHBs
Southern (Southland), Southern (Otago), Southern (Southland)
Phone
(03) 211 0820
Fax
(03) 218 2001
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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, 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.
Service Description
At HealthcareNZ 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 have the right to choose the Support Worker that you prefer to provide your support service. If your Support Worker is ill or on holiday you have the right to 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.

* Staying in your own home has never been easier!
Updated: 8 Jun 2010
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Invercargill (including Te Anau): (03) 211 0820

Gore: (03) 208 1953

Balclutha / West Otago: (03) 418 3666

Alexandra: (03) 448 6670
Updated: 14 Aug 2014
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Registered Nurse (eg Wound Care, Medication) No Yes Yes
Attendant Care (ACC) No Yes Yes
Carer Support No Yes Yes
Sitter Service/Companions No Yes Yes
Live In Care (24 Hr) Yes No Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.StatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care. Yes
Community Health Nurses Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) No Yes Yes
Shopping Assistance No Yes Yes
Transport Assistance No Yes Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Subsidy Details
We provide services under the following contracts:

* Ministry of Health disability support and personal health
* ACC attendant and nursing/wound care
* ACC social rehabilitation assessments
* ACC home and community support for serious injury
* ACC home and community support for non-serious injury
* ACC training independent living
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes
Home and Community Health Assocation Yes
CareerForce Home and Community Health Assocation
Updated: 9 Feb 2009

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