Useful Links

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Below are some links to organisations who provide help and information on Dementia and Brain Injury:

Alzheimers New Zealand

Local Alzheimers organisations provide support, education, information and related services directly to members of their communities who are affected by dementia.
www.alzheimers.org.nz

Dementia New Zealand

Dementia New Zealand supports people with dementia and their family/whanau through a range of services across New Zealand.
www.dementia.nz

Senior Line

Senior Line offers information for older people to make decisions about staying at home, retirement villages, homecare, day care and rest homes.
www.adhb.govt.nz/seniorline

Parkinson's New Zealand

Parkinson's New Zealand provides: Education, Information and Support for all people with Parkinson's, their caregivers, friends and families.
www.parkinsons.org.nz

New Zealand Stroke Foundation

Providing help and support for people and their families/whanau affected by stroke.
www.stroke.org.nz

Eldernet

Eldernet was established to help fulfill the need for a comprehensive information service that focused on issues concerning older people in New Zealand.
www.eldernet.co.nz

NASCA

Need Assessment Services Co-ordination (NASC) agencies work with people to help identify their needs and to outline what support services are available. They allocate District Health Board-funded support services and assist with accessing other supports.
www.nznasca.co.nz

New Zealand Dementia Cooperative

The objective of the NZDC is to co-operate and collaborate with like-minded people who are passionate about advancing knowledge of approaches to dementia care in New Zealand.
nzdementia.org

Bupa

Bupa is a huge international healthcare group providing many types of care. They have very clear information on dementia. If you are new to the world of dementia, or want to help someone else learn more, it is well worth a look.
www.bupa.co.nz

Carers New Zealand

Carers NZ is a national not for profit supporting a network of approximately 50,000 individual carers and supporting organisations. A primary role of Carers NZ is to ensure awareness about carers, their role, and their needs within New Zealand and internationally.
carers.net.nz

Asphasia New Zealand Charitable Trust

The Aphasia New Zealand (AphasiaNZ) Charitable Trust's aim is to assist people with aphasia, their families, extended whanau, and the wider community to communicate effectively and reduce the barriers faced by people with aphasia.
www.aphasia.org.nz

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing.
www.mentalhealth.org.nz

Age Concern

Age Concern is a charitable organisation dedicated solely to people over 65. They provide expert information and support services in response to older people's needs. There are local Age Concerns throughout NZ. These is a great place to get support and information on help available locally and nationally.

Agewell - Age Concern North Shore

Age Concern North Shore Inc is a not-for-profit, charitable organisation that is one of a federation of 34 Age Concern Councils within New Zealand. The Agewell website has information on a number of health topics.
www.agewell.org.nz

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

The Neurological Foundation is an independent body and charitable trust that raises funds to ensure this country’s top neuroscientists and clinicians can continue leading-edge research into neurological disorders.
www.neurological.org.nz

Brain Research New Zealand

Brain Research New Zealand focuses on four main themes: ageing and disease mechanisms, disease biomarkers, harnessing brain plasticity, and testing new therapies and lifestyle interventions, as well as public dissemination of new findings and information relating to brain health during ageing.
www.brnz.ac.nz

Healthpoint

Healthpoint provides up-to-date information about healthcare providers, referral expectations, services offered and common treatments.
www.healthpoint.co.nz

Health Navigator New Zealand

Health Navigator offers people different ways to learn about their health.
www.healthnavigator.org.nz

Ministry of Health

www.health.govt.nz

Brain Injury Support

Information on Brain injury and details of regional Brain Injury Associations around New Zealand.
www.brain-injury.org.nz

Headway

Information, news and activities, assisting those affected by brain injury and inspiring communities to be proactive in embracing and assisting those affected by brain injury.
www.headway.org.nz

ABI Rehabilitation

ABI Rehabilitation New Zealand provides residential and community-based rehabilitation services for people with traumatic brain injury or stroke.
www.abi-rehab.co.nz

Brain Injury Waikato

Brain Injury Waikato is a charitable organisation that provides advocacy, support and information to people who have sustained a brain injury, their families/whanau and carers throughout Waikato.
www.braininjurywaikato.org.nz

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

The Neurological Foundation is an independent body and charitable trust that raises funds to ensure this country’s top neuroscientists and clinicians can continue leading-edge research into neurological disorders.
www.neurological.org.nz

Brain Research New Zealand

Brain Research New Zealand focuses on four main themes: ageing and disease mechanisms, disease biomarkers, harnessing brain plasticity, and testing new therapies and lifestyle interventions, as well as public dissemination of new findings and information relating to brain health during ageing.
www.brnz.ac.nz

ACC

Resources and information on traumatic brain injury and forms for support in NZ.
www.acc.co.nz

Enliven

Enliven is the name for services for older people and people living with disability provided by the seven Presbyterian Support organisations in New Zealand.
enliven.org.nz

Alzheimers Disease International

ADI is the international federation of Alzheimer associations around the world. It has a lot of international news, research and event information.
www.alz.co.uk

If you belong to, or know of, an organisation that you would like listed on this page please contact us.

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