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Sixty Five ALIVE - Seniors AOD Service

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Name
Sixty Five ALIVE
Category
Community Groups
Address
Odyssey House
98 Greers Road
Burnside
Christchurch 8053
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
03 3582690
Email
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Web
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Description
The programme aims to aid people aged 65 years and over who are concerned about their use of alcohol and other drugs, to regain an improved quality of life.
Community Group Types
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Health and Disability Support Groups and Contacts Yes
Community Organisations Yes
Updated: 14 Aug 2019
Description
Description
This is a Home Based Service

We offer a Comprehensive Assessment by registered professional staff and personalised treatment, based on individual needs.

Case management is where we work cooperatively with other services that cater for the medical (including detox), psychiatric and social/support needs of seniors.
We offer education and support to assist change for affected seniors and their families/whanau, with the focus on wellbeing.

Aftercare planning and follow-up, including referrals to support agencies.

We provide linkage to older persons health specialist services.

We undertake presentations to other services and interested community organisations.

We are able to assist services, develop screening and treatment supports.
Updated: 18 Oct 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Self-referrals, service referrals via phone or referral letters. Free service. 2 support groups running on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Updated: 18 Oct 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 18 Oct 2019

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