Staying safe at home and in the neighbourhood

Staying safe at home and in the neighbourhood

ACC advice

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)
Standing up to falls
Supporting people to move at home (pdf)
Home safety checklist (pdf)


 
Carer-calling programme

St John
St John Carer Caller service



Elder and disabled people abuse

Are You Ok?
Abuse of elderly people
How can you get help if you are being abused (pdf)
Abuse of disabled people

Office for Senior Citizens 
Preventing abuse of elderly people



Emergency preparation

Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management
Information for people with disabilities or special requirements



Equipment and advice to assist activities of daily living

Easie Living

Accessible Home and Demonstration Centre

Ministry of Health
Accessing Equipment and Modifications Services

Weka
List of equipment suppliers in New Zealand

Stroke Association UK
Women and stroke: how-to videos

Stroke Association UK
A self help guide on how aids and equipment can help life after stroke


 

Home Safety 

Rubber Ramps and steps



Know your neighbours

Neighbourhood support NZ
Neighbourhood support NZ website

Office for Senior Citizens
Connecting with your neighbours and community



Medical alarm information


Ministry of Social Development
Information on monitored medical alarms funded through Disability Allowance

St John
St John Medical Alarm services



NZ Police advice

New Zealand Police
Keep yourself safe at home - advice



Smoke alarms

New Zealand Fire Service
Smoke alarms - information


 

Home Visting Service

Age Concern

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