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What’s in the news around NZ? In this post we cover recent articles of interest published by a variety of news organisations around NZ including NZ Herald, Otago Daily Times, Radio NZ, Stuff.co.nz, Beehive.govt.nz, Newshub. to name but a few. To access the article simply click on the link provided and you will be able to read …
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We love our DIYing! There is not much New Zealander’s wont ‘give a go’ first and this especially is true when it comes to house maintenance (read more about our DIY attitude here). However there are a few things that should be considered before starting. It is important to take note of changes in your ability …
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Yes – the Residential Care Subsidy payment covers both care and accommodation. As you are already paying for some accommodation costs some compensation should be paid (so the provider is not being paid twice for the same thing; once by you under the Occupational Right Agreement and again through the payment of the residential care subsidy by the DHB). A new formula has been app...
Social and emotional well being Feeling lonely and/or not connected to other people (as distinct from living alone) can become problems, as we get older. This may be due to a number of factors e.g. loss of someone close, moving house, loss of mobility etc. You can have some control over some of your responses e.g. join clubs, maintain a wide circle of friends etc. Other factors however, a...