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8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

Services available
 
Information and support – for people who have epilepsy and their families/whanau.
 
Personal appointments – to assist a person who has epilepsy to understand and manage their epilepsy, covering:
-          what is epilepsy?
-          medication for epilepsy
-          possible improvement in seizure control
-          employment and education issues
-          information about medical and other community services.
 
Representation – for people with epilepsy to health services, schools, employers and community agencies.
 
Information – brochures, information sheets, newsletters, etc.
 
Understanding Epilepsy Seminars:
These training seminars are suitable for health professionals, education professionals, students, community agencies, workplaces, care facilities, government departments, or anyone interested in learning how to recognise and manage seizures.  
 
Full Understanding Epilepsy Seminars 1 ½ - 2 hours covering:
-          what is epilepsy?
-          what causes epilepsy?
-          recognition of seizure types
-          managing seizures
-          seizure triggers
-          recording seizures
-          principles of anti-epileptic medication
-          lifestyle issues.
 
Also available are Basic Understanding Epilepsy Seminars which are 30 – 40 minutes covering:
-          what is epilepsy?
-          what causes epilepsy?
-          recognising seizure types
-          how to manage seizures
-          seizure triggers
-          lifestyle issues.

How do I access this service?

Make an appointment, Contact us

Hours

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Service Types

Advocacy

Asian people

Family / whanau

  • Parenting education
  • Support

Kaupapa Maori

  • Te Ha Oranga
  • Whanau Ora

Mother and child

  • Parenting education

Older people

We provide education and support to rest homes.

Pacific people

Whanau Ora

  • Maori people
  • Pacific people

Youth

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Infomation and support on how to manage epilepsy through healthy living.

Injury, illness or disability

  • Transport

Transport

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

We can do your assessment for a total mobility card. We also have infomation on hospital shuttles.

Charges

Services are free of charge or at no cost for people living with epilepsy in New Zealand.

Advanced Professional Development training is charged at a cost recovery rate per workshop. Details are available either by contacting Daniel Molesworth 027 886 0813, our National Program & Services Coordinator or local Educator on 0800 37 45 37.

Teaching & Information Resources are available online www.epilepsy.org.nz/online-store

Languages Spoken

English

Region

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

Contact Details

National Office: 07 834 3556 and CEO 022 0800 105

Auckland Central 027 446 6510
Counties Manukau 027 665 5448
Waitemata 027 839 9142
Canterbury/ West Coast 027 270 6689
Napier/ East Coast 027 308 8971
Nelson 027 247 3013
Northland 027 291 6869
Otago 027 687 7497
Lakes/ Eastern Bay of Plenty 027 408 1201
Southland 027 221 6183
Taranaki 027 221 3657
Waikato/ Coromandel 027 284 4895
Wellington 027 687 7498 or 027 836 5295
Western Bay of Plenty 027 432 0510

6 Vialou Street
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

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Street Address

6 Vialou Street
Hamilton
Waikato 3204

Postal Address

PO Box 108-099, Symonds St., Auckland 1150
PO Box 7104, Sydenham, Christchurch 8240
PO Box 284, Napier 4140
PO Box 1029, Nelson 7040
PO Box 712, Whangararei 0140
PO Box 5414, Dunedin 9058
PO Box 645, Rotorua 3040
46 Kelvin St, Invercargill 9810
32 Leach St, New Plymouth
PO Box 1074, Hamilton 3240
PO Box 2806, Wellington 6140
250 Chadwick Rd., Greerton, Tauranga 3112

This page was last updated at 1:51PM on May 1, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Epilepsy Association of New Zealand.