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Support and services for older people in Canterbury

There are a lot of services and support available for older people with different needs.

  • The Needs Assessment Service helps you find out if you need support to stay in your home
  • Home, community and nursing support services help you live as independently as possible
  • The Community Rehabilitation Enablement and Support Team (CREST) can help you get up to six weeks' rehabilitation in your home
  • Other organisations, funds, allowances, and government services are there to help you with a wide range of needs

See Healthinfo Canterbury to find out about local community groups, short-term rehabilitation in the home, nursing support services, and other resources to help older people.

Page last updated: 28 November 2018

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