Disability Support Advisory Committee

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Disability Support  Advisory Committee has specific aims and functions prescribed within the NZ Health and Disability Act 2000 (Schedule 4, Clause 3). These apply in addition to these terms of reference. A summary of these functions and aims is set out below.
"The functions of the Disability Support Advisory Committee are to give the Board advice on:

  • the disability support needs of the resident population of the DHB; and
  • priorities for use of the disability support funding provided

Disability Support Advisory Committee Members

The Board appoints members to the Committee. The Committee comprises both board members and members of the public and has a statutory governance.

​Members of the public are welcome to attend any meeting, subject only to the right of Board or Committees to exclude the public from certain items of business, such as those that deal with matters of privacy or commercial sensitivity. 

Copies of the agenda and associated reports are made a​vailable at public meetings.


Terms ​of Reference

DSAC Terms of Reference (Approved by Board 16 March 2017)


​​Meeting Dates, Agenda Papers & Minutes for 2017

​​​DSAC Agenda 2 March 2017

​​​​​DSAC Agenda 4 May 2017

DSAC Agenda 6 July 2017​​

7 September 2017- Cancelled​

2 November 2017


Archive: Agendas, Minutes & Papers for 2016

​​​ DSAC 3 March 2016

​​​DSAC 5 May 2016

DSAC 1 September 2016

DSAC 3 November 2016


​If you wish to view minutes from earlier years, please contact Anna Craw, Board Secretary - anna.craw@cdhb.health.nz​​

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Related Documents

​​The collaborative Canterbury and the West Coast Health Disability Action Plan marks a major milestone for equitable care in both regions.

You can v​​iew and download a copy of the plan​ from our publications section.Health Disability Action Plan

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