See the For Providers section for particularly relevant information.
Age Concern New Zealand is a not-for-profit, charitable organisation promoting the quality of life and wellbeing of older people and advocating positive healthy ageing for people of all ages.
Making life better for all people affected by dementia.
Carers NZ was established by carers, for carers in the mid 1990s. It provides information, advocacy and support for family caregivers and will forward newsletters and other resources upon request. To be added to the Carers NZ database email your details to email@example.com or visit the website. You can also visit
http://www.carersair.net.nz/ which is a new online wellbeing and learning space for family caregivers and friends.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Local bureaus provides free, impartial and confidential service of information, assistance and referral to people in our communities.
Department of Labour
Workforce matters, Health and Safety, useful employment tools
New Zealand Disability Support Network
An association of is an association of disability support service providers (mainly in residential care)
New Zealand Aged Care Association
A national membership organisation which represents all parts of the aged-care residential sector.
New Zealand Federation of Vocational and Support Services
A federation of 70 community organisations that support disabled people by helping them identify and fulfil their personal goals and aspirations, find work and participate in their communities.
Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA)
DPA is the collective voice of people with disability in New Zealand based on principles of human rights and equal value of life.
The Industry Training Organisation for the health, disability, aged support and social services sectors.
At Home Care is a community online resource directory that aims to provide a one stop shop of comprehensive local up to date information on services, care and products for the growing older population, their familes and allied health and support organizations in the Tauranga/Mount Maunganui/Papamoa/Katikati/Te Puke and Taranaki areas and the Horowhenua region.
Are you looking for home support services, rest homes, retirement housing or private hospitals? Contact ELDERNET for free, comprehensive, up-to-date, nationwide information
INsite gives the aged care and retirement sectors an indepth, considered overview of what's going on today.
Health and Disability Commissioner
The Health and Disability Commissioner has the role of promoting and protecting the rights of health and disability services consumers, and facilitating the fair, simple, speedy, and efficient resolution of complaints.
Ministry of Health
The Ministry provides a range of information about disability services, elder care services, District Health Boards, Primary Health Organisations, government strategies and consultations, and much more.
Ministry for Social Development
Superannuation, veterans affairs, elder abuse and neglect prevention, assistance with living costs, community services card, disability allowances.
Health Improvement and Innovation Resource Centre
This was established by the Ministry of Health as a one-stop-shop of trusted health information. Its aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders by sharing examples of health innovation and quality improvement
SeniorNet gives older adults an opportunity to get onto the Internet, and learn more about new communication and information technology.
Keep an eye on this website for standards relevant to the home health sector, for example, dementia.
Land Transport Rules
Check this website for all land transport rules relevant for providers who transport clients.