Kōrero: Care and carers

Home-care services

Home-care services

The development of a policy of 'ageing in place' – encouraging older people to stay in their own homes – has led to the establishment of home-care services. Paid carers visit clients in their own homes and assist them with a range of tasks, including showering, housework and shopping. Here, Helen Walsh, a carer working for Florence Nightingale Agency in the Marlborough-Nelson area, helps Robert Crichton. In 2009 he was living independently, supported by regular help from carers.

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Marlborough Express

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Care and carers - Care of elderly people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30450/home-care-services (accessed 3 December 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 11 May 2018