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COVID-19

In this area of our website I'll be providing regular updates on the COVID-19 situation. If you have any questions or concerns please email me at complexcaregroup@xtra.co.nz.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH INFORMATION REGARDING COVID19 VACCINE

The Ministry of Health is finalising a rollout plan, and all the logistics that involves, for the disability sector. I am on a working group providing feedback to the Ministry on the the issues related to vaccine delivery for those with high and complex needs.   The vaccine is not compulsory but will be offered […]

FLEXIBLE USE OF CARER SUPPORT AND INDIVIDUALISED FUNDING TO CONTINUE BEYOND 1ST MARCH 2021 – NEWS JUST IN:

26 February 2021   To The Disability Community and sector   Kia ora   The Disability Directorate of the Ministry of Health will continue flexibility of carer support and individualised funding for eligible people from 1 March 2021.   Carer Support is a subsidy to support full-time carers of disabled people to have a break […]

Covid19 update 15th February – from Deputy Director General, Disability.

Click here to read Adri Isbister’s Covid19 update for disabled people and their families today 15th February 2021.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL, DISABILITY – UPDATE RE COVID19 COMMUNITY OUTBREAK FEBRUARY 2021, ALERT LEVEL 3 AND 2, ETC:

This update is dated 14th February and is aimed at disability sector providers but there is useful information here for families too, especially given many in our community are employers via Individualised Funding:   14 February 2021   To Disability Providers / NASCs From Adri Isbister, Deputy Director General, Disability, Ministry of Health   Kia […]

BEING PREPARED FOR PANDEMICS AND NATURAL DISASTERS

There is much talk in the media at present regarding the COVID19 virus mutations wreaking havoc overseas. Whilst I am certainly not an alarmist, I do believe in the benefits of being prepared. We all remember the chaos of the last lockdown and the restrictions under Alert Level 3 and 2. I think it’s a […]