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Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society Facebook page

Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society Facebook page Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society Facebook Page

Visit Website: https://www.facebook.com/otagoms/?pnref=story

CANTERBURY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS & PARKINSONS SOCIETY

CANTERBURY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS & PARKINSONS SOCIETY The Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinson's Society of Canterbury was established in 1962 and has been actively involved in the community for over 40 years. The Society’s mission is: To offer professional support, information and education for people with, and those providing care for people with, Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson's.

Visit Website: www.ms-pd.org.nz

Boccia New Zealand

Boccia New Zealand Boccia New Zealand promotes and supports the sport of boccia amongst all people with a physical disability throughout New Zealand.

Visit Website: www.boccia.org.nz

DISABILITY INFORMATION SERVICE INC

DISABILITY INFORMATION SERVICE INC Disability Information Service is a free information service that provides disability and health related information to the Otago region.  On their website you'll find information on the services and support on offer as well as information on support groups and accessible accommodation in Otago

Visit Website: www.disabilityinfo.co.nz

MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT - WORK & INCOME

MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT - WORK & INCOME Field Officer Don has been advised by Work & Income that as policies for the benefits are frequently changing it is best to view the Ministry of Social Development webiste to gain the most updated information.

Visit Website: www.workandincome.govt.nz

DUNEDIN HOME SUPPORT SERVICES

DUNEDIN HOME SUPPORT SERVICES Dunedin Home Support Services are committed to delivering a high standard of quality, personal service, respecting client’s rights and cultural values and to assist them to remain comfortable, safe and independent in their own home.

Visit Website: www.dunedinhomesupport.co.nz

AGE CONCERN OTAGO

AGE CONCERN OTAGO Age Concern work to serve the needs of older people by offering nationally contracted services, education, resources and national leadership.

Visit Website: www.ageconcern.org.nz/acnz

NZ RED CROSS

NZ RED CROSS New Zealand Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian organisation in the world, helping people wherever they might be - internationally or in our own communities.  Offers a Community Transport service in Dunedin.

Visit Website: www.redcross.org.nz/branchesandgroups

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO SCHOOL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO SCHOOL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY Well being through excellence in movement and care.

Visit Website: www.otago.ac.nz/physio/

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO SCHOOL OF HUMAN NUTRITION

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO SCHOOL OF HUMAN NUTRITION Human Nutrition has been taught at Otago University for almost a hundred years. In terms of academic staff and students the Department of Human Nutrition is the largest University Department involved in this discipline in Australasia and one of the best known in the Southern Hemisphere. During the past sixteen years it has been responsible for all Dietetic training in New Zealand.

Visit Website: www.otago.ac.nz/humannutrition

OTAGO POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

OTAGO POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Occupational therapy is a health profession dedicated to helping people achieve independence, meaning and satisfaction in all aspects of their lives.

Visit Website: www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz/schools-departments/occupational-therapy.html

OTAGO POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL OF NURSING

OTAGO POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL OF NURSING With access to state-of-the-art facilities and the latest industry knowledge, students graduate with the experience and confidence to enter the world of healthcare.

Visit Website: www.op.ac.nz/study/health-and-community/nursing/

ACCESS ABILITY

ACCESS ABILITY The services provided include: 
•Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC) for people with disabilities to access support in Taranaki, Wanganui, Otago and Southland;
•Regional Intellectual Disability Care Agency (RIDCA) service in Northland, Auckland, Otago and Southland.

Visit Website: www.accessability.org.nz

SOUTHERN DISTRICT HEALTH BOARD

SOUTHERN DISTRICT HEALTH BOARD Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) was formed on 1 May 2010 and was created as the result of the merger of Southland and Otago DHBs. Southern DHB is the Government-funded organisation responsible for most publicly funded primary health and hospital services in the Southland and Otago regions of New Zealand.

Visit Website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz

ENABLE NEW ZEALAND

ENABLE NEW ZEALAND Enable New Zealand will facilitate and deliver quality access to resources for people with identified health and disability support needs.

Visit Website: www.enable.co.nz

NZ COURIERS

NZ COURIERS For seamless delivery of your items within NZ or overseas.

Visit Website: www.nzcouriers.co.nz

SURGICAL SPECIALTIES

SURGICAL SPECIALTIES Independent distributor of medical devices

Visit Website: www.surgicalspecialties.com.au

HEALTH & DISABILITY ADVOCACY

HEALTH & DISABILITY ADVOCACY If you want to know more about your rights when using health and disability services, get questions answered or make a complaint, they can help you to find an independent advocate.

Visit Website: www.advocacy.hdc.org.nz/

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO SCHOOL DISABILITY INFORMATION & SUPPORT

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO SCHOOL DISABILITY INFORMATION & SUPPORT Disability Information & Support recognises that students with depression and other mental health issues, specific learning difficulties, medical conditions, temporary injuries, visual, hearing, and mobility disabilities, as well as those who are Deaf, may require additional resources or assistance while studying.

Visit Website: www.otago.ac.nz/disabilities

MOBILITY SOLUTIONS CENTRE

MOBILITY SOLUTIONS CENTRE

Puting the wheel in wheelchair

Visit Website: www.holdenengineering.co.nz

UNITED KINGDOM MS WEBSITE

UNITED KINGDOM  MS WEBSITE Catch up on MS news and events in the United Kingdom.

Please click here for UK Website www.mssociety.org.uk

Visit Website: www.mssociety.org.uk

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - MS WEBSITE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - MS WEBSITE Check out this extremely resourceful American Website

Click here www.nationalmssociety.org/index.aspx

Visit Website: www.nationalmssociety.org

AUSTRALIAN MS WEBSITE

AUSTRALIAN MS WEBSITE Australian MS Website - Videos, Health and Fundraising Information.

Please click here www.msaustralia.org.au

Visit Website: www.msaustralia.org.au

CANADIAN MS WEBSITE

CANADIAN MS WEBSITE MS News from Canada.

Please click here  mssociety.ca/en/

Visit Website: www.mssociety.ca/en

YOU TUBE CLIP EXPLAINING MS

YOU TUBE CLIP EXPLAINING MS Watch video clips explaining MS and other life stories regarding MS. - Very powerful clip 
"I have MS and I am Fabulous"

Please click here www.youtube.com/watch

Visit Website: www.youtube.com

MS AND DIET

MS AND DIET MS Health and Diet - Very useful updated information on Health and Diet for people with MS

Please click here www.mstrust.org.uk/information/publicaions/factsheets/diet.jsp

Visit Website: www.swankmsdiet.org

CARER SUPPORT

CARER SUPPORT NZ Carer and Community Support Website.

Please click here www.carers.net.nz

Visit Website: www.carers.net.nz

UNITED WAY NEW ZEALAND

UNITED WAY NEW ZEALAND United Way NZ (UWNZ) is an independent, non-religious, non-political, volunteer based organisation that encourages generosity by brokering resources (money, time and skills) between individuals, businesses and the community. UWNZ’s operations are funded through corporate partnerships, service fees, investment interest, donations and grants.

Visit Website: www.unitedway.org.nz

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS NEW ZEALAND

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS NEW ZEALAND The national office of the 18 MS Socieities throughout the country.

Visit Website: www.msnz.org.nz

COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SERVICES DUNEDIN

COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SERVICES DUNEDIN "Our mission is to be a visionary leader in building cohesive and robust Dunedin Communities through co-operation, communication and connectedness. DCOSS co-ordinates and disseminates information to and on behalf of individuals, member groups and the community."

Visit Website: www.councilofsocialservices.org.nz

UNITED TAXIS

UNITED TAXIS United Taxis are  generous supporters of the MS Society, providing professional and friendly taxi services. We encourage you to show your recogntion of their generosity by supporting their service. 

Visit Website: www.unitedtaxis.co.nz

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS NEW ZEALAND FACEBOOK PAGE

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS NEW ZEALAND FACEBOOK PAGE Join people from all over the world many who share similar experiences to you. Get the latest up to date information.Meet new friends. Whatever your reason - make sure you visit the MS Facebook page.  Available free to you 24 hours a day - 7 days a week.

Visit Website: www.facebook.com/#!/mssnz

OVERCOMING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

OVERCOMING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS Visit this great site for international news and views on Multiple Scerlosis

Visit Website: www.overcomingmultiplesclerosis.org

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