How we do it
It all starts with a request for a needs assessment. You can apply for yourself, or someone else can do it for you. There’s a range of Ministry of Health supports and services out there and we’ll check if you can access them. We want to understand your disability needs and together we’ll create a pathway so you can live the best life possible for you.
Changes to Funded Family Care 2020
Parents and partners of disabled people with high or very high support needs will be paid for caring for their family members, as the Government acts to restore fairness and dignity. Pay rates for family carers will also increase from the current minimum wage to a pay equity rate of between $20.50 and $25.50.
The Health and Disability System Review - Final report
The Health and Disability System Review is here. The report states that disabled people have not been well-served by the existing health and disability system. It recommends what needs to change to ensure our future system achieves better and more equitable health and wellbeing outcomes for all New Zealanders.
New Zealand Health and Disability System Review
The Minister of Health has now received the final New Zealand Health and Disability System Review report. The Review looked at the overall function of the health and disability system and whether the system is balanced towards wellness, access, equity, and sustainability.
Jammies in June
Thousands of kids don't have warm pyjamas to wear in winter. Together, we can change that. Support Jammies in June, a yearly campaign organised by the Middlemore Foundation, that provides warm jammies to kids in need across South Auckland.
Planning for adulthood
A seminar aimed at parents and carers of young people with disabilities to support their transition into adulthood.