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 available.
Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people.
Visiting Service: Providing volunteer visitors who make regular visits to socially isolated and lonely older people via the Accredited Visiting Service.
Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources. Including, in collaboration with Horowhenua District Council, the “ 60 Activities for the over 60’s” booklet.
Education: Holding education seminars for the public eg. positive ageing, how to avoid scams and other financial abuse and why you need an Enduring Power of Attorney, etc. Age Concern Horowhenua also run free Senior Driver courses four times a year.
Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service: Providing confidential support, advocacy and information for people facing elder abuse and neglect.
Exercise/Mobility: Holding exercise programmes in the local community and an Exercise programme “Sit and get fit". For more information on these services please call us.
Representation: Providing representation and advice on older peoples' issues to local influential groups eg. District Councils.
Companions on Paws
Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Services
Steady As You Go©
Staying Safe: Refresher Courses for Older Drivers
Total Mobility Scheme