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Age Concern Taupō

Social Service, Community Health

Today

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Description

Age Concern believes everyone deservces a great future. We support older kiwis to have a healthy lifestyle, full of opportunities and protection from harm.

Age Concern Taupō promotes dignity, wellbeing, equity and respect and provide expert information and support services in response to older people's needs.

We provide the following services to the elderly of Taupō:

  • Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy
  • Information Resources
  • Accredited Visiting Service
  • Education
  • Elder Abuse Response Service in South Waikato
  • Total Mobility Scheme
  • Loan of equipment
  • Other services such as Social Connections group, Information Health Related Speakers, Monthly Friendship Groups, Monthly lunches and a Carers Support Group.

We are active and vocal on relevant issues and work to ensure older people stay connected with their family, friends and community.

Ages

Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Walk in

Charges

Free and membership based services are available. 

Donations play an important part in funding Age Concern Taupō, allowing us to provide essential services to older people in our community. Donations are welcome at any time.

Hours

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Thu9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Services Provided

Home support

  • Carers
  • Home visiting
  • Accredited Visiting Service

Injury, illness or disability

  • Aids and equipment
  • Transport
  • Total Mobility Scheme: Providing assessment for people with a disability and provision of a Total Mobility card for discount taxi fares
  • Loan of equipment: Such as wheelchairs and walkers

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Mindfulness and mental wellbeing

Advocacy

  • Personal Advocacy: Advising where to obtain a service, what is available. Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people.

Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse

Advocacy

Information & support

  • Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is…

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Lakes

Contact Details

Waiora House
129 Spa Road
Taupō 3330

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Street Address

Waiora House
129 Spa Road
Taupō 3330

Postal Address

PO Box 595
Taupō 3351

This page was last updated at 2:13PM on July 23, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Age Concern Taupo.