Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people
and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is
Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people.
Information Resources: Providing update to date pamphlets and resources on a wide variety of information
Visiting Services: Providing visitors who make regular visits to socially isolated
older people in their homes via Age Concern Accredited Visiting Service.
Education: Holding education seminars for the public eg. positive ageing, Enduring Power of Attorney, , health promotion sessions, mature driving refresher course, safe seniors etc
Social Activities: Holding events that provide
social connection between older people eg. drop in centres, housie,
indoor bowls, rummikub, crib, lunches, trips to other Age Concerns
locally and places of interest ie. Strictly Tea in Hastings and
Waipukurau members come through to Operatunity shows in Hastings
Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service: Providing confidential support, advocacy and information for people facing elder abuse and neglect.
Transport: Providing a transport service to members to come to activities in Hastings and Waipukurau.
Total Mobility Scheme: Providing assessment and provision of Total Mobility taxi vouchers.
In-home Support: Referring on to trusted services (eg. handyman, gardener, plumber,
glazier, mechanic) that can provide member's a contact and link for these
necessary tasks or work to be undertaken.
Food Services: Selling Ezee Meal frozen meals which we source from Mission Foods.
Foot Care Clinics monthly for Members: Held in both Hastings and CHB service in Waipukurau monthly. Lower cost than visiting a podiatrist.
Sale or loan of equipment: Wheelchairs, walkers, commodes available to hire short-term
Representation: Providing representation and advice on older peoples' issues to
local government groups eg. Hastings District Council - Positive Ageing
Forum, CHB District Council.
Lifetubes - A small plastic cylinder that
contains a sheet with your vital health information and contact people.
It is kept in the refridgerator and a red sticker is placed on the
fridge door which in the event of an emergency alerts police, ambulance,
fire service or even a friend or neighbour that crucial medical
information is located inside.
Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Services
Steady As You Go
Total Mobility Scheme
Transport to Activities
Foot Care Clinics
Health and Well-being Courses
Loan of Equipment
Community Worker Support
Life Tube distribution centre