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 Wairarapa is FOCUS, Wairarapa DHB
Area includes: Masterton, Carterton, Featherston, Greytown, Martinborough
Website: www.wairarapa.dhb.org.nz(external link)
Phone: 06 946 9813 / 0800 900 001
Address: PO Box 96, Masterton 5840
Other useful contacts
- Masterton residents can access meals through: Wairarapa Hospital ph 370 2531, or 06 946 9800 ext 4041, Monday to Friday 8.30am-4pm or Glenwood Masonic Hospital: phone 06 377 0221 ext 5, Monday to Friday. 8.30am-5pm.
- Other meal providers: Glenwood Masonic Hospital: phone 06 377 0221, ext 5, Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm, frozen meals delivered to Masterton, Carterton, Greytown, Featherston and Martinborough. The Salvation Army, Wairarapa, 210 High St, Carterton, phone 379 6782, Monday to Friday, 9am-2pm.
- District nursing: The full service operates 8am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday, with reduced staffing in the evenings and weekends. Phone 06 946 9827.
- Parking and Transport(external link) to Wairarapa Hospital