Here are Some Links to People Who Can Help You
Land Search and Rescue New Zealand – Safer Walking The Safer Walking Framework is an initiative delivered by Land Search and Rescue New Zealand (Land SAR). It is about supporting, educating, and reducing the risk of people that, potentially or actually, get lost or go missing due to cognitive impairment in NZ.
Community Law Got a legal problem? Maybe we can help. We’re lawyers and we’re also community workers. We listen carefully, we’re whānau friendly, and we help you find solutions you feel comfortable with.
Health Care Quality & Safety NZ – Advanced Care Planning We encourage you to write down what is important to you, what concerns you and what your care preferences are in an advance care plan. This will make it much easier for everyone to know what matters to you – especially if you can no longer speak for yourself.
Age Concern New Zealand Age Concern New Zealand is a charity dedicated to people over 65, their friends, and whānau. We promote dignity, wellbeing, equity and respect and provide expert information and support services in response to older people’s needs. We are active and vocal on relevant issues and work to ensure older people stay connected with their family, friends and community.
Westpac Dementia Friendly Banking We’re proud to be New Zealand’s first dementia friendly bank. Our aim is to help people with dementia to plan ahead, access financial services and get help to remain independent for as long as possible.
Summerset Retirement Villages You’ve done the hard yards over all these years – worked hard, raised a family, made the most of your opportunities. It’s not always easy making the decision to change home. But we’ll make it as easy as we can, and you’ll love living with us
Public Trust – Enduring Power of Attorney Protect what matters most to you and your whānau with Public Trust. Our wide range of services make the tricky parts of life a little simpler, so you can get back to doing what you love.
NZ Dementia Foundation – Palliative Care Advanced dementia is a terminal condition for which palliative care is appropriate, however, knowing when to initiate this process can be challenging. Clinical indicators such as recurrent aspiration pneumonia, recurrent fevers, and eating difficulties accompanied by significant weight loss, can be useful for predicting life expectancy, although there is often variability.