If you have a disability or ongoing health problems, ask for an assessment to see if you can get help with getting dressed, showering or other personal care.
If you have a disability, an injury or ongoing health problems, a nurse or other health professionals can visit you to help with medications and other medical needs.
If you have a disability or ongoing health problems, ask for an assessment to see if you can get help with your diet, cooking, meals or shopping for food.
If you have ongoing health problems, an injury or a disability, you can get help with housework, buying furniture or appliances, and some essential maintenance. First check that you're eligible.
Improving safety in your home by installing hand rails or a ramp can help you manage more easily in your home if you have a disability or an injury.
If you're ill or have a disability, you can apply for help with the cost of heating your home. What you can get depends on your circumstances and also your income and assets.
You can apply for government help to pay for a monitored medical alarm service if you're ill or have a disability.
If you have a concern, contact your service provider. You can also contact the government agency that funds your care, or the Health and Disability Commissioner.
If you need help to stay in your home, or long-term care in a rest home or hospital, you can only get government help if you have a needs assessment first.
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