Find support to stay healthy and live comfortably

The Ministry of Health and district health boards fund several services for older people.

The Ministry of Health and district health boards fund several services for older people to help support you as you age, including:

  • Care Plus for people who need a lot of support from the health system
  • Personal care
  • Household support
  • Carer support
  • Paying for equipment to help with your safety
  • Assessing your needs to see how the health system can help you
  • Certifying and auditing rest homes to make sure they provide high-quality care

Page last updated: 27 November 2018

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