Needs assessment and service coordination

The primary point of contact for services for older adults is Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC). NASC services cover help to stay at home, support services for carers and entry into residential care. They can also link with other District Health Board (DHB) services and community based agencies.

The NASC contact for Waikato is Disability Support Link - Health Waikato DHB 

Area includes: Hamilton, Cambridge, Coromandel, Huntly, Paeroa, Taumarunui, Te Kuiti, Thames, Tokoroa, Waihi

Email: dsloffice@waikatodhb.health.nz

Website: www.waikatodhb.govt.nz(external link)

Phone: 07 839 8883 or 0800 55 33 99

Address: Level 2, 73 Rostrevor St, Private Bag 3200, Hamilton 3240.

Other useful contacts:

  • Meals on Wheels: Waikato Hospital kitchens provide a meals on wheels service (at cost) 07 839 8726 ext 98121.
  • District nursing: Contact Community Health Referrals Centre (for community services including district nursing, physiotherapists etc) 07 834 3370.
  • Shuttle services: See health transport services.(external link)