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The Voices Project Report is now officially launched and ready for distribution. This report was the result of a collaboration project between Complex Care Group and the NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres. The project involved a survey to which 70 parents responded – and 10 detailed interviews conducted around NZ. The project sought to […]
This is a friendly reminder that today 8th July is the last day for registering interest in a focus group for Phase One of the Disabled Person-Led Monitoring of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (health and wellbeing). Phase One of this monitoring research invites disabled people and their family/whānau to […]
AUCKLAND RESPITE DISCUSSIONS: We are looking for 8 whanau, family and carers – whose family members do not currently use Spectrum Care’s respite services – to get together and come up with new ways of providing families with planned breaks using services that may not be currently available on the market. A workshop will be […]
Ministry of Health133 Molesworth StreetPO Box 5013Wellington 6140New ZealandT+64 4 496 2000 29 June 2020 Kia ora koutou Extending flexibility for Individualised Funding This letter is to let you know that we are extending the flexibility for Individualised Funding that was introduced during COVID-19 until 30 September 2020 (instead of 30 June 2020). While we […]
This week on Thursday 25th June 11.30am Claire Stearne from Ministry of Social Development will be joining us again to talk about ‘flexible’ use of VHN funding post school (including the tricky issue around buying items with this funding which is not currently possible) and about the dramatic change to Idea Services vocational day programmes. […]