Some people living with hearing impairment may benefit from assistive hearing and alerting equipment. These can support individuals to remain active in the community; help with work or study; or enable them to remain living safely in their home.
Everyone wants to feel safe and comfortable in their own home. If you need to modify your home so it is easier to get around, here are some ideas.
Did you know there are 10,000 people living with Parkinson’s in New Zealand? There is no cure for Parkinson’s, but the good news is many symptoms associated with the condition can be managed, and assistive products can help with independence.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a range of respiratory conditions including emphysema, chronic asthma and bronchitis. Mobility support and assistive equipment can make everyday tasks easier.
Many people find urinary incontinence — or loss of bladder control — difficult to talk about. It’s a real pity, because the truth is as many as one in four New Zealanders experience incontinence. So, if you do too, you’re not alone.
It’s important that everyone has access to their doctor when they need to. Regular check-ups and keeping up to date with medication may mean health problems or complications are avoided.
If you’re the primary carer of a disabled person and you need to modify your home so it is easier for them to get around, here are some places you can get help.