Managing illness, pain and your recovery

ACC is there to help. Find out how

ACC's National Serious Injury Service specialises in helping people to return to their everyday lives after serious... read more about ACC is there to help. Find out how»

Are your medicines right for you? How to find out

When taken correctly with regular reviews by your doctor, medications can improve your health and prolong your life.... read more about Are your medicines right for you? How to find out»

Carers: Where to find more info

A list of useful websites with information for carers, as well as a list of service providers and support... read more about Carers: Where to find more info»

Concussion, or just a whack to the head?

Learn to recognise the signs of concussion and what to do if you or someone else gets an injury to the brain with this... read more about Concussion, or just a whack to the head?»

Do I need braces? And other questions for teenage teeth

Find out more information from Healthy Smiles about crooked teeth, tooth whitening, tongue piercings, smoking,... read more about Do I need braces? And other questions for teenage teeth»

Emergency dental care: Where to go

If you or a family member has toothache or an injury to your teeth or gums, get help as soon as possible. The Ministry... read more about Emergency dental care: Where to go»

Everyday activities can be hard. Here’s how to keep going

It can often be good for you, both physically and psychologically, to keep doing everyday activities. These tips may... read more about Everyday activities can be hard. Here’s how to keep going»

Get help paying for residential care: Here’s how

People who require long-term supported accommodation due to an illness or a disability may be entitled to a subsidy.... read more about Get help paying for residential care: Here’s how»

Getting funding for disability and injury equipment

Here you will find information about what help you may be eligible for, where to look for equipment and how to choose... read more about Getting funding for disability and injury equipment»

Has someone close to you been seriously injured?

ACC has web-based resources and free DVDs to help partners, parents, and caregivers of people who are seriously injured... read more about Has someone close to you been seriously injured?»

How to get back into the community after an illness or injury

It is important to get back into activities with other people after an illness, injury, or surgery – but it can seem... read more about How to get back into the community after an illness or injury»

How to minimise the frustration of memory loss.

Mild memory loss is very common as people get older. These strategies can help you make changes to you environment and... read more about How to minimise the frustration of memory loss.»

It’s time to go home from hospital. What now?

ACC has information about preparing to return home from hospital, including getting financial assistance, equipment,... read more about It’s time to go home from hospital. What now?»

Living with disabilities: our stories

Two people with disabilities, Rodney and Ross, share their stories with ACC about having someone help with personal... read more about Living with disabilities: our stories»

Persistent and chronic pain: What to do

Persistent pain is pain that continues past the time you were expected to recover from an injury or illness. It is also... read more about Persistent and chronic pain: What to do»

Serious injuries and disabilities

This ACC website provides information and help for people affected by injury-related disabilities. It includes common... read more about Serious injuries and disabilities»

Support and services for older people in Canterbury

See Healthinfo Canterbury to find out about local community groups, short-term rehabilitation in the home, nursing... read more about Support and services for older people in Canterbury»

This one simple thing will help you live longer, happier, and healthier

Staying active is one of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing. Check out these tips to help you... read more about This one simple thing will help you live longer, happier, and healthier»

What do you want to achieve? A guide to setting rehabilitation goals

People who set goals generally do better in their rehabilitation than people who don't set goals. This guide will help... read more about What do you want to achieve? A guide to setting rehabilitation goals»

Where to get help starting or returning to work

ACC can help you (and in some cases your whānau) with your transport needs that are a direct result of your injury.... read more about Where to get help starting or returning to work»

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Page last updated: 5 November 2018

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