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Healthcare NZ Community Health (Whanganui)

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Name
Healthcare NZ Community Health (Whanganui)
Category
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Address
185 Victoria Avenue
Wanganui & Rangitikei
Wanganui (offices also Marton and Taihape)
Postal Address
PO Box 4270
DHB
Whanganui
Phone
(06) 349 0216
Fax
(06) 348 9077
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Sarah Meads - (06) 3496166
Owner
HealthCare NZ - (04) 802 0950
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Description
It is easy 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, domestic service 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 25 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 team at the local Whanganui branch.
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Wanganui: (06) 349 0216, wanganui.office@healthcarenz.co.nz

Marton: (06) 327 8320,marton.office@healthcarenz.co.nz

Taihape: 0800 532 000, taihape.office@healthcarenz.co.nz
Updated: 13 Nov 2009
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Registered Nurse (eg Wound Care, Medication) Yes Yes Negotiable
Hospice No Yes No
Attendant Care (ACC) No Yes No
Carer Support Yes Yes Yes
Live In Care (24 Hr) No Negotiable No
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes No
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.StatusDetails
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Wound Care. Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes No
Shopping Assistance Yes Yes No
Transport Assistance No Yes No
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Lunch Yes Yes No
Visiting Service No Yes No
Activities/Exercise Programme Negotiable Negotiable No
Other Social Support Negotiable Negotiable No
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
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
* Wanganui DHB over-65 services
* GP primary referral
* 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
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Samoan Yes
Updated: 9 Feb 2009
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 Yes
CareerForce Home and Community Health Assocation New Zealand Aged Care Association
Updated: 9 Feb 2009

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