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COVID-19 vaccination guidance for persons with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

October 4, 2021 | Covid-19, Uncategorised

Updated 30 September 2021 Note: This information and advice has been put together by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists for patients with Multiple Sclerosis.   The current number one health priority around the world is rapid and […]

Keeping active and connected during lockdown

August 31, 2021 | Covid-19, Support

With lockdown continuing in New Zealand, it is important to keep active and connected with people, even those outside your bubble. In addition to keeping active for your physical health, it is important to take care of your mental health […]

Carer Support ​- information for those funded by the Ministry of Health

August 31, 2021 | Covid-19

Please note that this applies to those people who are funded by the Ministry of Health for disability support services only (i.e., not funded through DHBs (District Health Boards).   Carer Support reimburses some of the costs of using a support person […]

Advice for those receiving in-home cares

August 31, 2021 | Covid-19

Any person who enters a home to provide care should: stay home if they are sick and get tested if they have any COVID-19 symptoms Always practice good hygiene maintain physical distancing where possible use personal protective equipment (PPE) as appropriate keep a record […]

Additional supports available for accessing vaccinations

August 31, 2021 | Covid-19

The Ministry’s general view is that cost shouldn’t be a barrier to disabled people getting to a vaccination or testing site as there are systems in place to support people to sites, if they don’t have their own transport.   […]