Supporting Older People in Their Homes
Thursday, 17 January 2013, 10:10 am
Press Release: Waikato District Health Board
Supporting Older People in Their
Waikato District Health
Board (DHB) will increasingly encourage and support older
people to stay in their own homes as part of a long-term
strategy to address the needs of the region’s ageing
The aim will be to support older people
retain their independence for as long as possible and:
• to ensure Waikato DHB’s allocation of aged
residential care placements and home based support services
provides appropriate and quality care.
restorative home support services to better support older
people with a range of needs to remain in their home.
• to provide sustainable and affordable aged
residential care and home based support services to Waikato
DHB’s older persons.