Whaikaha Ministry of Disabled People Announces Flexibility to Pay Family Members Using Carer Support and/or Individualised Funding is Permanent:

Whaikaha Ministry of Disabled People Announces Flexibility to Pay Family Members Using Carer Support and/or Individualised Funding is Permanent:

Whaikaha is pleased to confirm that its more flexible approach for disabled people to engage family, whānau and aiga to provide supports is here to stay.   When other household whānau members can provide support for disabled people, it financially recognises their mahi aroha, work performed out of love, and makes it easier to ensure […]

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 […]

Ministry of Health Announcement: Extending Flexibility Timeframe for Individualised Funding

Ministry of Health133 Molesworth StreetPO Box 5013Wellington 6140New ZealandT+64 4 496 2000 29 June 2020 Kia ora koutou Extending flexibility for Individualised Funding This letter is to let you know that we are extending the flexibility for Individualised Funding that was introduced during COVID-19 until 30 September 2020 (instead of 30 June 2020). While we […]