A DIRECTORY OF INFORMATIVE MEDICAL WEBSITES FOR NEW ZEALAND GENERAL PRACTITIONERS AND THEIR PATIENTS

ELDERLY - General

Last updated 22 September 2016  
www.adhb.govt.nz/SeniorLine Seniorline - Helping Older People Navigate the Health System - Auckland
www.ageconcern.org.nz Age Concern – Servicing the Needs of Older People e.g. Respite Care
www.agewell.org.nz Agewell – Health Promotion for Older People in New Zealand
www.bapen.org.uk Advancing Clinical Nutrition - Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool
www.bupa.co.nz Bupa Care Services – All Aged Care Needs e.g. Medical Alarms
www.carers.net.nz Carer’s Support – Help for Families, Whanau and Carers
www.cflri.org.nz Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income
www.eldernet.co.nz Eldernet - Comprehensive Information about Services for Older People in New Zealand
www.enliven.org.nz Enliven Positive Aging Services – Practical Services to Support Older People to Maintain Their Independence and Continue the Lifestyles They Enjoy
www.greypower.co.nz Grey Power New Zealand - Promoting the Welfare and Well-being of All Those Citizens in the 50 Plus Age Group
www.grownups.co.nz GrownUps – New Zealand’s 50+ Community Website
www.health.govt.nz/resthomes The Ministry of Health is Making it Easier for New Zealanders to Find a Resthome that Suits their Needs
www.interrai.org InterRAI is an International Collaborative to Improve the Quality of Life of Vulnerable Persons Through a Seamless Comprehensive Assessment System
www.medicaleducation.co.uk Useful Tools for Stroke Assessment e.g. Barthel ADL Index
www.rgpc.ca Regional Geriatric Program (Canadian Website) – Several Geriatric Pain Assessment Tools Available to Help Establish if a Patient With Cognitive Impairment is in Pain, if they Cannot Tell You in Words
www.seniors.msd.govt.nz Services for Seniors - Ministry of Social Development
www.stjohn.org.nz St John – Services e.g. Ambulance, Caring Caller, Medical Alarms
www.supergold.govt.nz Information on the SuperGold Card, its Uses, Benefits, Business Discounts and Concessions
www.60supmovement.org.nz Sixties Up Movement of New Zealand – Promoting Enjoyment of Life for the Older Person
www.veteransaffairs.mil.nz Veterans’ Affairs New Zealand
www.volunteeringnz.org.nz Volunteering New Zealand