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Southern DHB Needs Assessment & Care Coordination - Dunedin

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Description

The Aged Care Needs Assessment and Service Coordination is a district-wide service that is based in Dunedin, Invercargill and the Rural Hospitals.

The service provides assessment to identify the level of need for ongoing support in the home and community settings. Services are allocated based on this identified need.

The service provides support for elderly people with an ongoing disability.

Access to the service is Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm.

For more information on this service in other areas please click on the following links:

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Referral Expectations

Most often referrals for Needs Assessment are sent by a person's GP to the Care Coordination Centre (CCC). This is a team who manage referrals and services. A person can also refer themselves. In the case of self referrals, the CCC team may need to contact the person's GP  to access health information necessary to process the referral.

The CCC will check to see if a person meets eligibility criteria for services and send the referral to the correct team who will contact the person to arrange the assessment. If necessary, they will refer the person to other parts of the health service.

The Needs Assessment team in Dunedin assess and coordinate services for people with high and complex needs.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Needs Assessment


    The NASC work within a Restorative Support Service model which aims to maximise a person's independence.… More

  • Service Co-ordination


    Service co-ordination is a process of working with the Clinical Needs Assessor to identify, plan and review what support is required to meet the needs and goals of the person and, where appropriate, their family/whānau and carers.… More

Contact Details

Dunedin Hospital

Dunedin - South Otago

201 Great King St
Dunedin

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Street Address

201 Great King St
Dunedin

Postal Address

Private Bag 1921
Dunedin 9054

This page was last updated at 11:55AM on November 25, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Needs Assessment & Care Coordination - Dunedin.