Topics covered include: how to access services, retirement options, help at home, residential care, financial assistance and much more. The book lists all residential homes in the region and specifies the level of care each one provides. There are also lists of all home help providers, Kaumatua services and daycare providers.
Five editions cover New Zealand and each is specific to the area concerned: Upper North Island; Middle North Island; Lower North Island; Upper South Island; Otago/Southland.
Each edition is updated every two years and is available free of charge through approved agencies and via health professionals such as social workers, needs assessors and service co-ordinators at public hospitals. Agencies where they may also be available include: your local GP, library, Age Concern, Grey Power or Citizens Advice Bureaux. Books can be ordered online or by contacting us phone, fax, email. The cost per book is $5 (plus post and packaging) or free to social service/similar agencies.