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Disabilities Resource Centre Trust

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Name
Disabilities Resource Centre Trust
Category
Home help & personal care
Address
141 - 143 King Street
Whakatane
Whakatane 3158
Postal Address
PO Box 528
Whakatane 3158
Region
Bay of Plenty
Phone
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Fax
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Email
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Web
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Facebook
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Personnel
Manager
Bronwen Foxx - (07) 307 1447
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To assist people to achieve their goals through leading health and disability services.

Home Care Services - Our friendly Support Workers are trained to provide safe, dignified and culturally appropriate care, giving you and your family peace of mind. All of our staff are committed to providing exceptional and compassionate care, with a personal touch.

Information - Need to know how to get a mobility parking card? If your parents are entitled to free Home Care? Which support groups are available in the community? We have the answers!

Total Mobility Agency – people with limited mobility who cannot catch a bus may be eligible for discounted taxi fares. DRC staff are trained Total Mobility assessors - make your appointment by phoning 07 307 1447.

Community Services - Supported Independent Living, Vocational Services and Transition Services.

Specialist Field Officers - Brain Injury Liaison Officer, Post-Polio Liaison Officer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Liaison Officer and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Suburbs/Districts/Towns Serviced
Bay of Plenty
Whakatane
Kawerau
Opotiki
Tauranga
Edgecumbe
Matata
Taneatua
Ruatahuna
Te Kaha
Updated: 21 Sep 2015
Personal Assistance
Personal Assistance
Type Self Funded Subsidised After Hours
Attendant Care (ACC) Yes Yes Yes
Carer Support Yes Yes Yes
Sitter Service/Companions Yes Yes Yes
Live In Care (24 Hr) Yes Yes Yes
Personal Care (Showering, Dressing) Yes Yes Yes We are contracted to provide personal care to clients within their own homes and are contracted by the Ministry of Health, District Health Board, ACC and Work and Income New Zealand
Updated: 24 Jun 2013
Domestic Assistance
Domestic Assistance
Type Self Funded Subsidised After Hours
Home Help (Housework/Cleaning etc.) Yes No Yes We provide household management for clients both privately and we are contracted to the Ministry of Health, District Health Board, ACC and Work and Income New Zealand
Shopping Assistance Yes No Yes
Transport Assistance Yes No Yes We provide a transport scheme for clients who are accessing hospital based services outside of our district
Updated: 21 Sep 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Dutch Yes
German Yes
Maori - Te Reo Yes
Updated: 24 Jun 2013
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Home and Community Health Association Yes
Other details Yes Member of the New Zealand Federation of Disability Information Centres and New Zealand Federation of Vocational Services
Home and Community Health Association
Updated: 24 Jun 2013

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