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133 Collingwood Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

93 Rangitikei Street, Palmerston North

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

80 Macandrew Road, Dunedin

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

Access has 100 years of history supporting whānau and communities throughout the country. Today we are one of the largest healthcare providers in New Zealand. We specialise in home based healthcare and support. We work with Whaikaha, Te Whatu Ora and ACC, General Practices across the country, and other providers, to support people nationwide to live independently in their own homes.

Ages

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua, Child / Tamariki

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Referral

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free, Fees apply

Fees and Charges Description

If your services are funded by Whaikaha, Te Whatu Ora or ACC, there are no fees.
If you choose to pay privately or want additional support over and above your funded services, there will  be a cost. 

For private services information, please contact our referral team on 0508 123010 or email referral_enquiry@access.org.nz and we will guide you through our private services. 

Hours

133 Collingwood Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Our National Communications Centre hours are 6am - 10pm daily. This includes weekends and public holidays.

93 Rangitikei Street, Palmerston North

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Our National Communications Centre hours are 6am - 10pm daily. This includes weekends and public holidays.

80 Macandrew Road, Dunedin

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Our National Communications Centre hours are 6am - 10pm daily. This includes weekends and public holidays.

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Home support

Our team of registered health professionals and trained support workers will work in partnership with you and your family to provide a flexible service that is tailored to your needs and promotes rehabilitation, enabling you to return to as much independence as possible.

  • Home support carers
  • Childcare services
  • Assistance with bathing/hygiene
  • Home equipment
  • Home visits
  • Meals on wheels
  • Needs assessment
  • Home visit by nurse

Our team of registered health professionals and trained support workers will work in partnership with you and your family to provide a flexible service that is tailored to your needs and promotes rehabilitation, enabling you to return to as much independence as possible.

Disability support services

Disability support services are provided for people of all ages who have a physical or intellectual disability and need assistance with their activities of daily living. We do a needs assessment to determine whether we can help you or your family.

  • Disability information and advisory services

Disability support services are provided for people of all ages who have a physical or intellectual disability and need assistance with their activities of daily living. We do a needs assessment to determine whether we can help you or your family.

Injury support services

Access Injury Support services range from a helping hand around the house to support with daily living activities, rehabilitation and specialist nursing services. As one of the lead providers, we are committed to providing excellence in specialised injury related support to assist your recovery and return to independence.

  • Rehabilitation therapy
  • Home visits by nurse

Access Injury Support services range from a helping hand around the house to support with daily living activities, rehabilitation and specialist nursing services. As one of the lead providers, we are committed to providing excellence in specialised injury related support to assist your recovery and return to independence.

Community nursing

Palliative care, Wound care, Continence, Medication administration, Doppler assessment

  • Palliative care
  • Wound care
  • Continence
  • Medication administration
  • Doppler assessment
Home and Community Support for Older People

Home and community support includes a range of services available for older people who need support to live at home. Our high quality support, provided by our team of registered health professionals and trained support workers, is tailored to meet your needs, rather than a blanket approach and helps you to live as independently as possible. You will be supported to remain at home safely, while giving family members peace of mind knowing you are receiving the best support possible.

Service types: Home support.

Home and community support includes a range of services available for older people who need support to live at home. 

Our high quality support, provided by our team of registered health professionals and trained support workers, is tailored to meet your needs, rather than a blanket approach and helps you to live as independently as possible. You will be supported to remain at home safely, while giving family members peace of mind knowing you are receiving the best support possible.

End of life care

Our palliative care team works together with your health care team to: provide personalised, holistic care make you as comfortable as possible enable you to spend time with the people closest to you minimise the physical and emotional stress that you, your family and loved ones may experience ensure that your rights are respected and appropriate care is accessible build community systems to support you and your family

Our palliative care team works together with your health care team to:

  • provide personalised, holistic care
  • make you as comfortable as possible
  • enable you to spend time with the people closest to you
  • minimise the physical and emotional stress that you, your family and loved ones may experience
  • ensure that your rights are respected and appropriate care is accessible
  • build community systems to support you and your family
Individualised Funding

Individualised Funding is a Ministry of Health funded support service that gives eligible people the flexibility and control to manage their own funding, in a way that helps them live their life in a way that best suits you. It can be hard to understand all the information and options – that's what we are here for! We can step you through what it all means – and help you to decide what is best for you!

Individualised Funding is a Ministry of Health funded support service that gives eligible people the flexibility and control to manage their own funding, in a way that helps them live their life in a way that best suits you.

It can be hard to understand all the information and options – that's what we are here for!  We can step you through what it all means – and help you to decide what is best for you!   

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Region

Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Dunedin - South Otago, East Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Hutt, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, Northland, South Auckland, South Canterbury, Southland, Taranaki, Waikato, Wairarapa, Waitaki, Wellington, West Auckland, West Coast, Whanganui, MidCentral, Central Lakes, Lakes, Tairāwhiti

Contact Details

93 Rangitikei Street, Palmerston North

MidCentral

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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80 Macandrew Road, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

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This page was last updated at 2:31PM on May 3, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Access Community Health | Uru Àtea.