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Needs Assessment & Service Co-ordination (NASC)

  • NASC helps older adults and their caregivers access support services in the community
  • We enable older adults to stay at home as safely and independently as possible as their needs change or following an admission to hospital
  • NASC assists younger adults who require support services:
    • following illness or hospitalisation
    • have a chronic health condition
    • as part of a palliative care package
  • We work with patients and their families/ whanau to assess and plan their support needs
  • NASC then coordinates support services for as long as they are applicable 
  • NASC can also advise on services which are income or asset tested and have an entry criteria

Support services (assistance with personal cares) that may be available

  • Showering
  • Dressing
  • Meal preparation
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Medication
  • Transfers and mobility
  • Assistance with household management
  • Aged related residential care and in-home respite to allow the carer some "time out"


Needs Assessment & Service Co-ordination (NASC)

Healthpoint provides up-to-date information about our services at Waitemata DHB. Find out more about our Needs Assessment & Service Co-ordination (NASC) service

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