When new clients arrive, we talk to whanau about setting goals, and ensuring there is support in place. It is a great thing to see how the programme impacts in such a positive way.
April Johnson was inspired by her parents and the journey of a family member after a serious car crash. The fish and chips kid of Huntly was destined to find her niche in helping others.
With her friendly nature and happy wagging tail, Gem, a Shihtzu cross Bichon hearing dog, is the perfect companion for Blenheim woman Lynn Evans.
Noise induced hearing loss is affecting younger people at higher rates than previous generations so it’s really important to let children and young people know how to protect their ears.
Kayaking, swimming and go karting provided children living with diabetes a memorable kiwi summer when the annual Waikato Diabetes Kids Camp was held at the Kauaeranga Valley Christian Camp in Thames earlier this year.
When a customer with a disability comes to the counter at Hamilton City Council, they know they’re going to be treated appropriately thanks to a training programme running at the council with a local charitable trust. The Disability Start workshops facilitated by Life Unlimited have now expanded into other areas of the council where staff interact…
It was Martha Hancey who first spotted three years ago her older sister Cecilia had something wrong with her right breast.
Cecilia, 65, known to those in the Hancey family as Bub and to everyone else that knows her as Celia, was in the shower when Martha saw the inverted nipple.
It’s important to do your homework when selecting providers of services, treatments or interventions.
Some things are really tough to talk about with your kids, like physical development and puberty, and keeping safe from abuse. Even if you find talking about these issues difficult, it’s important your child gets the facts from you first, rather than from their peers or the internet.
Changing Places are high-specification facilities designed and built to cater to the needs of people with significant physical impairments. The first one of it’s kind in New Zealand has just opened at Hamilton Gardens.