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More Virtual Parents’ Gatherings:

Family Network NZ & Complex Care Group invite you to our next virtual gatherings for parents Both organisations are family led change agencies working for families who have a son or daughter with an intellectual disability and/or complex needs. We know we won’t go back to the way life was before lock-down 2020 and we […]

Education for disabled students during COVID-19 lockdown

The below information was in a Facebook post from Paula Tesoriero, NZ Disability Rights Commissioner, regarding education for disabled students during COVID-19 lockdown. I have copied it here for those who are not Facebook users:   Paula Tesoriero – NZ Disability Rights Commissioner April 17 at 11:06 AM · The Ministry of Education NZ has […]

Disability Sector Housing Research

You are invited to register your interest in participating in a study about disabled people’s experiences of housing in New Zealand. The study is being carried out by a research team from the Donald Beasley Institute (DBI), and is sponsored by the Office for Disability Issues (ODI). As an organisation, Complex Care Group has agreed […]

RNZ Interview: What help for carers of high needs people during lockdown?

RNZ: What help for carers with COVID-19

25th March 2020 Click here for a Radio NZ interview conducted this morning (25th March 2020) where Dane Dugan (CEO Autism NZ) and Colleen Brown (Chairperson, Disability Connect) discuss the impact of COVID-19 on caregivers, residential and respite care.

Complex Care Group support through COVID-19

Lisa Martin here, the ‘new’ director of Complex Care Group (since 4th February 2019).  I am in the process of updating our website.  Here is my first post – a very important one – about the COVID-19 pandemic New Zealand and the world is facing.  Today at 2pm I was to participate in a one […]