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22 hours ago - Auckland
“This week we decided to have a men's lunch with some classic fish and chips alongside a beer. There's nothing quite like a cold beverage in the sun with your mates ”
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3 days ago
Melting moments are so versatile. They can be rolled into balls, piped through a piping bag, served plain or dipped in chocolate, or baked with jam as in jam drops. Chef Terence Austin has taken the Kiwi favourite and come up with a gluten-free version so everyone can enjoy them. Ingredients 200g soft butter or …
1 week ago
Retirement villages have expanded rapidly, now housing one in eight people aged 75 and over. Little is known though about residents, including their health status and needs. To remedy this, Dr Joanna Broad of the University of Auckland led a study of the residents of 33 villages in Auckland. The result is a rare snapshot …
This agreement and its accompanying documentation define the service agreements with and expectations the DHB has of its providers. In 2002 the Ministry of Health introduced a National Contract for Aged Residential Care Services. Responsibility for it was devolved to the regional District Health Boards (DHBs) on 1 October 2003. Information about the current agreement can be seen on the TAS/ DHB Sh...
Some home support services may be free to the client. There may be a part charge or you may have to pay for your services yourself. It depends on your situation. Funding agencies such as the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) and the District Health Board (DHB) have an assessment process that considers eligibility. If you want to access any DHB subsidised service your needs must be assessed b...