It is New Zealand government policy to help older people remain living in their own communities. Find out how to access publicly funded home care or services such as transport for disabled people, frozen meals, equipment and financial help.
Public funding available for seniors, health and disability related subsidies
Help to keep you stay safely at home, and how to access these services
Information on health shuttles, a discount taxi scheme and funding for travel to medical appointments
Assessment and funding information on equipment, housing and vehicle modifications
Meals on wheels and other services who offer home deliver
Depending on your situation there are supports to ensure that the home you are living in is warm and dry.
Things to consider when making future plans, topics include Enduring Power of Attorney, planning for end of life care, gifting and residential care