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The Collaborate for Transition team (which includes Complex Care Group) are holding our Annual South Auckland Transition Collaboration Meeting on the 22nd March 10am-12pm by Zoom and invite you all to attend. This invite is for all schools, education facilities, tertiary, families, whanau, providers who work with people in South Auckland who have disabilities. There […]
Consultation is now open on He Ara Āwhina (Pathways to Support), a framework that describes what an ideal mental health and addiction system looks like https://www.mhwc.govt.nz/…/HAA…/ENG-HAA-Framework.pdf He Ara Āwhina will set out how the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission will monitor, and advocate for improvements to, the mental health and addiction system, and services. […]
The Commission is developing a code of expectations which will set out how health and disability service providers and organisations will involve and work effectively in partnership with consumers and whānau. Feedback is welcome until 31st March. Click here to provide feedback https://www.hqsc.govt.nz/resources/resource-library/draft-code-of-expectations-welcoming-feedback/?fbclid=IwAR0qJK_DEkGm0St92QLE2kEMavSvcaEKuLZJJV5VIeissa0_O9TmqBHm4ls_aem_AR310jIYAaFhXmaG2v6cRRrxAvbbnzySa1kK778clX0Ja3e0s11JXXT8wm_yoZDyU3fJn3Kg6ujuZhPY0lDlycPg5v6IMsRxd-HGkQjiBkD-TqwDdFHB1ULVNirTyeBzbv
The IHC are conducting a survey on inclusive education, the results of which will help inform their inclusive education campaign and their Human Rights litigation. The survey closes 21st March and can be completed here https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M3S53TP
In June 2021 government agreed to the phased discontinuation of plastic straws (and several other single use plastics) beginning July 2023, in line with NZ’s environmental protection goals. This may impact on those who regularly use bendable plastic straws including some disabled people with cerebral palsy, spinal injuries/conditions, amputees, etc. UMR Research is conducting […]