Health, Disability and Senior Services

Disability Action, Age Concern, Alzheimer's, Autism Services

Age Concern Counties Manukau Inc

Age Concern Counties Manukau Inc, is a registered charity. We are a not -for-profit, non-government organisation providing an increasing range of services to constantly meet the needs of the growing number of older people in the Counties Manukau (CM) region (north to Mangere, south to Mercer and coast to coast. The services we provide include:

  • Comprehensive information and resources
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service (EANP)
  • Accredited Visiting Service (AVS)
  • Health Promotion (HP) programmes such as Staying Safe, Cellphones for Seniors, Eat Well/Live Well...
  • Agents for the Total Mobility (TM) transport scheme
  • Mobile Community Offices in 14 regions throughout the CM region where we can help with form filling, TM assessments, bookings for HP programmes, advice and information
  • Wheelchairs for hire
  • Lifetubes for sale
  • Events to celebrate the International Day of the Older Person (IDOP)
  • Monthly van trips for ACCM members
  • Bi-monthly member newsletter (the Scoop)
  • Handyman Fieldworker Service
  • SimplePhone and EcoLite agents in the CM region

Alzheimers Auckland Charitable Trust

Alzheimers Auckland specialises in helping people with all types of dementia, and provides a comprehensive range of services. We assist with anything from helping you understand the disease process through to providing practical caring strategies.

Our mission is to provide leading dementia services that enable and empower all people affected with dementia. We believe in co-caring.

Our staff are located in offices throughout greater Auckalnd and are available to make home visits when required in the Rodney District, North Shore, Waitakere, Auckland and Counties Manukau.  In collaboration with other agencies we provide support to all cultures. Dementia Keyworkers offer a comprehensive range of help and support in the form of phone advice and consultations, Home visits, Carer support groups, activity groups and carer education programmes.

Autism New Zealand Inc, Auckland Branch

Autism New Zealand Inc. provides support, training, advocacy, resources and information on autism spectrum disorders including Asperger syndrome.

Our members include those who have these conditions, their family/whanau, caregivers and professionals working with them.

CCS Disability Action Auckland

The Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) is responsible for funding and providing health and disability services for the 430,000 residents of Manukau City, Franklin and Papakura districts.

Counties Manukau District Health Board's funder arm is responsible for planning and funding health services, including primary, secondary and tertiary care services, Maori health and Pacific health services, Mental health and services for Older People, for it's resident population.

CMDHB through it's provider arm provides a wide range of specialist secondary services, a selected range of community services, as well as a number of niche specialist tertiary services.

Citizen Advocacy Auckland Incorporated (CA)

Citizen Advocacy Auckland Incorporated (CA) promotes one to one relationships between people who have an intellectual disability and committed citizens who are prepared to act voluntarily to make a positive difference in the life of a person who may be alone, face difficult challenges or be in a risky situation.

Citizen Advocates are recruited by the Citizen Advocacy office. Staff provide orientation, ongoing support and give assistance to gain further knowledge.

Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB)

Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) provides and funds a variety of hospital and community based healthcare services for people living in Counties Manukau (Manukau, Papakura and Franklin). Examples of some services funded and/or provided by CMDHB are:

  • Smoke Free
  • Breast Screening
  • Child & Youth Health
  • Mental Health
  • Maori Health
  • Pacific Health
  • Oral Health
  • Pharmacists/Chemists
  • Community Laboratory Tests (Hospital & Community)
  • Health of Older Persons (including Assessment & Rehabilitation and Needs Assessment Service Co-ordination)
  • Outpatient Clinics (e.g., Manukau Super Clinic)

Enliven Services Counties Manukau, Presbyterian Support North

Presbyterian Support Northern is one of the largest Social Service Providers in New Zealand. Enliven Positive Aging Services enable older people to remain in their own homes and reach goals that are important to them.

As you get older you may need some support from time to time and a reminder of just how much life you have left in you.  Our positive ageing services ensure older New Zealanders have a community-based option to assist them to stay as independent as they want to be in their own homes, and to feel great about it. The Enliven philosophy recognises that some things make for a healthier, happy life, no matter what your age:  A sense of community, Friends, family whanau – people you love who love you back, Being able to give and receive, a home of your own choosing, being able to make good decisions for yourself, and most of all, practical support, when, how and where you need it most.

Enliven is staffed by a Service Manager and 5 Service Co-ordinators who are all Health Professionals and oversee 120 Key Support Workers who provide support to clients in their own homes.

Home Based Support Services are provided to clients under contract to Counties Manukau District Health Board Needs Assessment Service Co-ordination, ACC as well as to private paying clients.