CARER SUPPORT CLAIM FORMS PROCESSING

CARER SUPPORT CLAIM FORMS PROCESSING

The Ministry of Health Disability Support Services have been working hard to process a backlog of Carer Support claim forms. Processing staff have worked overtime and had a “Super-Saturday” working day to clear the backlog. Processing times are now sitting at 11 days – their Key Performance Indicator time is 10 days – so things […]

MINISTRY OF HEALTH DISABILITY DIRECTORATE UPDATE RE CARER SUPPORT

Adri Isbister, Deputy Director-General, Disability   Kia ora everyone,   We have two exciting announcements about Disability Funded Carer Support and we couldn’t wait for the next newsletter to tell you.   The first is that you may have noticed a new rate on your claim form. There has been an increase to the Carer […]

FLEXIBLE USE OF CARER SUPPORT AND INDIVIDUALISED FUNDING TO CONTINUE BEYOND 1ST MARCH 2021 – NEWS JUST IN:

26 February 2021   To The Disability Community and sector   Kia ora   The Disability Directorate of the Ministry of Health will continue flexibility of carer support and individualised funding for eligible people from 1 March 2021.   Carer Support is a subsidy to support full-time carers of disabled people to have a break […]