People living with a health condition

Asthma in children

Children with asthma can usually do the same things their friends do, as long as you manage the condition properly.... read more about Asthma in children»

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»

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?»

Help for children whose parents have a mental illness or addiction

There are people and organisations that can help you. If you, or a child you know, needs help to cope with a family... read more about Help for children whose parents have a mental illness or addiction»

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»

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?»

Keeping active: every bit of movement counts

Keeping active is one of the best things you can do for your health. And the good news is, every bit of movement... read more about Keeping active: every bit of movement counts»

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»

So you want to be a caregiver…

Providing personal care to someone can make a huge difference in their life. It is also a big responsibility for you.... read more about So you want to be a caregiver…»

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»

What’s a Health Passport and where can I get one? Find out here

A Health Passport is a booklet you can carry with you when you go to hospital or when you use other health and... read more about What’s a Health Passport and where can I get one? Find out here»

What’s the difference between osteoarthritis and arthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis caused by natural wear and tear to the cartilage and joints over time. Find out... read more about What’s the difference between osteoarthritis and arthritis?»

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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