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Disability Resource Centre (H.B) Trust weekly update 13/08/2018

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A weekly update of news and events for people with disabilities, their family/whanau, caregivers, and anyone interested in contributing to the wellbeing of people with disabilities.

Life Through a Lens photo competition winners announced

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The winners of Firstport’s Life Through a Lens photography competition have been announced, and they, along with other entries, can now be viewed in an online exhibition at www.firstport.co.nz/photogallery

Breast cancer diagnosis a health first for Celia

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It was Martha Hancey who first spotted three years ago her older sister Cecilia had something wrong with her right breast.

Eve conquers fears with Life Friends

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Eve Ruth is warm and friendly. She’s a good listener and happy to have a chat – all the qualities that make for a good friend

Otago Disability and Health Update

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An update on news, events and happenings in the Disability and Health sector in Otago

People with diabetes more likely to experience hearing loss

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Having your hearing tested is a “smart idea” if you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes. That’s the message Life Unlimited hearing therapist Sue Jennings had for members of the Hamilton diabetes support group who gathered at the Hamilton RSA on 24 July

Disability Resource Centre (H.B) Trust weekly update 06/08/2018

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A weekly update of news and events for people with disabilities, their family/whanau, caregivers, and anyone interested in contributing to the wellbeing of people with disabilities.

NorthAble Disability Services info update 02/08/2018

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NorthAble Disability Services round up of news, events and information from the Northland.

Kind Hands respite care cottage opens in Whangārei

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A respite care centre which caters for Northland's youngest medically fragile residents has officially opened it's doors.

Whangārei's Kind Hands Respite Care Cottage, which was the dream of nurse Sharlene Clements, had it's first official day yesterday.

DHB to consider developing disability strategy

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The Southern District Health Board is considering a proposal to develop a disability strategy for the region.

Last year, DHBs were asked by the Ministry of Health to provide a stocktake of disability services. The SDHB commissioners will be asked to go further and endorse developing an entire strategy for disability services.