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Presbyterian Support Upper South Island (Nelson)

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Name
Presbyterian Support Upper South Island (Nelson)
Category
Home Help and Personal Care/Assistance
Address
360 Annesbrook Drive, or PO Box 2411, Stoke, Nelson 7041.
Nelson
Postal Address
PO Box 2411 Stoke Nelson 7041
DHB
Nelson Marlborough
Phone
(03) 547 9350
Fax
(03) 547 6035
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Personnel
Manager
Chris Walsh - (03) 547 9350
Owner
Presbyterian Support Upper South Island - (03) 547 9350
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Description
Presbyterian Support Upper South Island is a Christian agency working towards a just society. In Nelson and Marlborough, our Enliven Positive Ageing services help older people to live at home with dignity and purpose. We affirm older peoples right to self-determination and provide services which value the uniqueness of each individual.
Service Description
Service Description
Some things make for a healthier, happy life no matter what your age

Restorative Home Support is a quality home care service offering household help and personal care for older people and those with disabilities, either temporary or ongoing.
· Flexible care and support to assist individuals to live independently in their own homes.
· Personal care and household management
· Improve health and wellbeing
· Assist clients regain and maintain independence
· Support the household
· Promote social contact with others
· Improve mobility and quality of life

HOMESHARE is a service which offers a small and personalised service where older people can enjoy companionship and activities in a private home within their own community. It is an opportunity to enjoy a home-cooked meal with others, the chance to make new friends and renew old acquaintances in a very small group setting. It can mean socialisation for the isolated or disabled person or the person who has difficulty getting out. HomeShare is available in rural areas in North Canterbury and Mid Canterbury. There is no charge but donations are always welcome

Totara Nelson: An activity programme from 10am to 3pm where older people can get together and enjoy good company, friendship, activities and mutual support. Meals are included. Transport is possible and you may be eligible for financial assistance. Contact the Nelson Centre.

Harakeke Nelson: A day activity programme in partnership with Alzheimers Society
for people with memory loss, eg. Alzheimers, stroke and other related dementias. 10am to 3pm at 360 Annesbrook Drive. Transport and meals are included. Financial support is usually available. Contact the Day Services Manager.
Updated: 4 Sep 2014
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
The Nelson service extends to Mapua, Brightwater, Wakefield, Richmond, Atawhai, Stoke and all Nelson suburbs.
Updated: Unknown
Personal Assistance
Personal Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Attendant Care (ACC) Yes Yes Yes
Carer Support Yes Yes Yes
Sitter Service/Companions Yes Negotiable Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes All careworkers receive training in personal cares.
Updated: Unknown
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.
Specialities or Areas of Expertise.StatusDetails
Social Worker Yes Community Social Work:
Updated: 17 Mar 2008
Domestic Assistance
Domestic Assistance
TypeSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes Yes Negotiable Contracts with MoH and ACC we have a good reputation for doing this in a sensitive and caring manner.
Shopping Assistance Yes Yes Yes
Transport Assistance Yes Yes Yes Only where included in the HomeCarer package.
Updated: 2 May 2011
Companionship
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Day Programme (Dementia Care) Yes Yes No The dementia day care is a partnership with the Alzheimer's Society. HOMESHARE Day programme
Day Programme (Non Dementia) Yes Yes No Day Care (non dementia) runs on Saturdays and Tuesdays, providing a supportive and social outing for over 65's. HOMESHARE Day programme
Visiting Service No Negotiable No
Updated: 13 Jul 2015
Subsidy Details
Subsidy Details
Subsidies are available for household help and personal cares through contracts with ACC and Health Funding Authority. We can also access Disability Support subsidy from Work and Income. (If you are eligible.) N.B. Meal subsidy applies to ACC clients
Updated: Unknown
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Home and Community Health Assocation Yes
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Yes
Home and Community Health Assocation
Updated: 17 Mar 2008

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