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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 UPDATE – COVID19 VACCINE PROGRAMME

The following message is from the Ministry of Health:   There has been some new information released about COVID-19 vaccinations for the general public (Group 4). Vaccinations for this large group of people will start from 28 July 2020. Group 4 includes everybody in New Zealand aged 16 or over not already eligible for their […]

COVID19 VACCINE EASY-READ RESOURCES AND EXPLORE BEHAVIOUR SERVICES VACCINE RESOURCES:

The Ministry of Health has just launched a wide range of Covid19 Vaccine Easy-Read resources covering such topics as:   What is coronavirus and COVID19 When will people get their COVID19 vaccine? Making a decision about having the COVID19 vaccine Before getting the COVID19 vaccine Getting the COVID19 vaccine After your COVID19 vaccine Contact tracing […]

COVID-19 VACCINE ROLLOUT – DISABILITY INFORMATION SESSION FOR PARENTS AND WHĀNAU

The New Zealand Down Syndrome Association in collaboration with:   the Ministry of Health, Awhi@home, Carers NZ, Complex Care Group, Manawanui, People First, Rare Disorders NZ and UpsideDowns Education Trust   invite you to an online COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout – Disability Information Session for Parents and Whānau   This session is for parents and whānau who […]

Covid19 ‘Comirnaty’ Vaccine Rollout for those with Complex Care Needs

This post relates to the planned delivery of the Covid19 vaccine to severely disabled people in New Zealand.  The Pfizer vaccine is being used – it is also called the Comirnaty vaccine in New Zealand.  It is important you know that this vaccine is not mandatory.  Informed Consent is an important part of any medical […]

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 […]