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Stroke Foundation of New Zealand - Northern Region

Community Health Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

We are here to help and support people and their families/whānau affected by stroke. It can be challenging when it happens to you or to someone close, but many New Zealanders who have had a stroke go on to live healthy, functional lives.

You can also find us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StrokeFoundationNZ

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Make an appointment, Referral

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Fees apply

Fees and Charges Description

No Membership fee to join the Stroke Foundation 

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Stroke Support

We have stroke clubs supporting physical exercise & social contact. We provide information, support and referrals (on to appropriate services) on healthy living e.g. quit smoking, gym programmes & green prescriptions, exercise groups, healthy eating. Support everyone involved to exercise, make good choices and take control over their lives. We provide support with accessing a needs assessor when needed and advocate for the family and the person who has had a stroke with the health sector and government agencies.

Service types: Education and training, Family / whānau support, Home support, Information & support, Transport, Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Exercise and activity, Healthy eating education, Stop smoking, Older adult, Community nursing, Disability support services, Advocacy.

We have stroke clubs supporting physical exercise & social contact.

We provide information, support and referrals (on to appropriate services) on healthy living e.g. quit smoking, gym programmes & green prescriptions, exercise groups, healthy eating.

Support everyone involved to exercise, make good choices and take control over their lives.

We provide support with accessing a needs assessor when needed and advocate for the family and the person who has had a stroke with the health sector and government agencies.

Youth Support

We provide support and can apply for funding for various needs - social activities, gym memberships, community activities.

Service types: Youth mentoring / development, Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Information & support, Education and training, Exercise and activity, Healthy eating education, Stop smoking, Disability support services, Family / whānau support, Advocacy.

We provide support and can apply for funding for various needs - social activities, gym memberships, community activities.

Home support

We support the family/ whanau with referral for a needs assessment if required, do home visitation providing information on respite services, carer support groups, other resources to support & inform carers.

  • Home support carers
  • Home visits
  • Needs assessment

We support the family/ whānau with referral for a needs assessment if required, do home visitation providing information on respite services, carer support groups, other resources to support & inform carers.

Information & support

Provide ongoing support, advice and information on strokes to families/whanau., Inform of the impact of stroke on the family and lifestyle patterns., Provide information on the code of health and disability (consumer rights), abuse and neglect and challenging incidents.

  • Provide ongoing support, advice and information on strokes to families/whānau. 
  • Inform of the impact of stroke on the family and lifestyle patterns.
  • Provide information on the code of health and disability (consumer rights), abuse and neglect and challenging incidents.
Asian support services

We respect and acknowledge the rights of the clients and their cultural needs and we have resources available in Asian languages and links to Asian support services.

We respect and acknowledge the rights of the clients and their cultural needs and we have resources available in Asian languages and links to Asian support services.

Kaupapa Māori

We respect and acknowledge the rights of the clients and their cultural needs and have a Maori advisor who works with IWI & can provide support to the whanau & stroke person. We have brochures available in Maori.

We respect and acknowledge the rights of the clients and their cultural needs and have a Māori advisor who works with IWI & can provide support to the whānau & stroke person. 

We have brochures available in Māori.

Pacific People

We respect and acknowledge the rights of the clients and their cultural needs and we have a Pacific Island advisor for relevant support. We have brochures available in Samoan, Tongan & Cook Island.

We respect and acknowledge the rights of the clients and their cultural needs and we have a Pacific Island advisor for relevant support. We have brochures available in Samoan, Tongan & Cook Island.

Transport

We provide information on: hospital transport/shuttles disability transport we complete Auckland transport applications for 1/2 price taxis (Total Mobility Scheme). We provide active assistance to clients in transit from hospital to home.

  • Disability transport (total mobility)
  • Hospital transport/ shuttle

We provide information on:

  • hospital transport/shuttles
  • disability transport
  • we complete Auckland transport applications for 1/2 price taxis (Total Mobility Scheme).

We provide active assistance to clients in transit from hospital to home.

Region

Central Auckland, East Auckland, North Auckland, Northland, South Auckland, West Auckland

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Postal Address

PO Box 65 371
Mairangi Bay
Auckland 0754

This page was last updated at 9:17AM on September 20, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Stroke Foundation of New Zealand - Northern Region.