News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 

Spectrum Care set to expand into Wellington region

Spectrum Care set to expand into Wellington region

Spectrum currently undertaking due diligence of former IDEA Services’ Respite Bases

The Chief Executive of Spectrum Care, Sean Stowers, is pleased to announce that the disability support provider is currently working through due diligence processes before confirming its ability to provide respite services in the Wellington region.

IDEA Services announced in March that it was seeking to move out of providing a number of services, including facility based Respite and Home Support. As a result, Spectrum expressed an interest in taking over two of IDEA’s ‘Respite Bases’.

“Spectrum has been providing high-quality respite support in the Auckland and Bay of Plenty regions for many years and we see this as one of our core competencies,” said Mr Stowers.

“We’ve been talking to families in Wellington about their support needs for some months and this recent opportunity has reinforced our commitment to the region. Pending the outcome of the due diligence process, we feel this expansion will also be a positive outcome for those receiving respite support and their families.”

Ray Finch, Spectrum’s General Manager of Business Development, reinforced these sentiments following the release of IDEA Services’ statement earlier today.

“Continuity of support is extremely important to us, so we want to continue working closely with families currently accessing respite support to ensure as seamless a transition as possible,” said Mr Finch.

“While we’re new to the Wellington region, Spectrum is an award-winning provider of a wide range of individualised supports and we’re confident that our unique, partnership-based approach will provide a valuable new support option to people with disabilities and their families across the region.”

Spectrum Care is an independent charitable trust that provides support for children, young people and adults with disabilities and their families, and the recipient of two international Business Excellence awards.

ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Howard Davis: Dryzabone - Robert Conolly's The Dry

After the terrible devastation caused by last year’s bushfires, which prompted hundreds of Australians to shelter in the ocean to escape incineration and destroyed uncountable amounts of wildlife, The Dry has been released during a totally different kind of dry spell. More>>


Howard Davis: Benjamin Ree's The Painter and The Thief

The Norwegian filmmaker had long been fascinated by art thieves who commit high-stakes crimes with a delicate touch when a chance Google search in 2015 uncovered a botched heist in Oslo. More>>


Howard Davis: Anna Coddington Beams

Anna Coddington's thin, wispy vocals fit her songs beautifully, providing a wonderful lilting quality that pervades her latest album, producing instant ear worms. More>>


Howard Davis: Hit the Road, Jack - Chloé Zhao's Nomadland

Nomadland is perhaps the ultimately 'road' movie as it follows a group of dispossessed and disenfranchised vagabonds who find a form of communal refuge in camp sites and trailer parks after the economic contraction of 2008. More>>

Howard Davis: Byrneing Down the House - Spike Lee's American Utopia

Lee does an admirable job capturing Byrne's stunning live performance of his latest album, but the real star of the show is the staging. More>>


Howard Davis: The Phoenix Foundation Friend Ship Tour Docks in Wellington

A sense of local pride was certainly running high at the Opera House on Saturday night, as the lads ran through a tasty little set drawn mostly from their latest album Friend Ship (splash out for Xmas on the shocking pink extra-thick vinyl edition). More>>


Howard Davis: Avantdale Bowling Club

Auckland rapper and MC Tom Scott brought his stunning jazz-infused Taite Music Prize-winning project Avantdale Bowling Club to the Opera House headlining Wellington's 2020 Jazz Festival. More>>

Howard Davis: Troy Kingi Rules The San Fran

The award-winning Northland musician performed songs from his new record The Ghost of Freddie Cesar, the fourth installment in his 10/10/10 series - ten albums in ten years in ten genres. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland