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Carers NZ and the Carers Alliance would like to hear from family whānau and aiga carers about respite. Have you had regular ‘time out’ since the start of the pandemic in March 2020? Or has respite (having breaks from caring) changed for you since then? Thanks for completing this quick tick box survey – provide your […]
This afternoon on an Attitude livestream Ministers Little and Sepuloni announced the establishment of a new Ministry for Disabled People to be set up by July 2022 – and the national rollout of Enabling Good Lives. Please click here for more information. More details will be forthcoming in the next few weeks and I’ll keep […]
Copied from the Office for Disability Issues website 28-10-21: The Minister for Disability Issues, Carmel Sepuloni and the Minister of Health, Andrew Little are announcing significant changes to the disability system at 2pm on Friday 29 October. The announcement will be hosted by Attitude ‘s Dan Buckingham, with NZSL interpreting and live captioning. Following the […]
Personal Advocacy Safeguarding Adults Trust (PASAT) has received a grant from the Ministry of Health to support people with learning disabilities or other cognitive impairments to make the important decision about taking the Covid19 vaccination. PASAT is able to provide this support free of charge across the country. They can: Work with people and their […]
New free taxi service From Friday 1st October, NRHCC is offering a free taxi service to and from a COVID-19 vaccination centre or drive-through for people having their first dose who don’t drive or use other forms of transport. People can register by calling the COVID Vaccination Helpline on 0800 28 29 26 or emailing NRHCCVAXENQUIRIES@adhb.govt.nz. The […]