Projects tagged with Support Groups
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Topics: Literature review, Research, Support Groups, Ageing, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Independence in daily activities in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents findings about the activities that people can perform independently or without assistance, for Māori (aged 80–90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Support Groups, Community Development, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Economic Growth, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Population Shifts, Urban, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status
The Canterbury Wellbeing Index tracks the progress of the social recovery, using indicators to provide information on the impacts of the earthquakes on wellbeing and to identify emerging social trends and issues. It helps CERA and partner agencies make decisions about the most efficient way to target funds and resources. It also...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Support Groups, Voluntary & Community, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Healthcare, Disability
This report, written towards the end of the three-year demonstration of the New Model for Supporting Disabled People, draws on information to assess the extent to which the components of the New Model have contributed to increasing choice and control for disabled people over the way they live and the support they receive. It...
Topics: Evaluation, Self-Advocacy, Support Groups, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Social Services, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Disability
Funded Family Care is a Ministry of Health-funded support option that was introduced in October 2013 to enable some disabled people with high or very high needs to pay a family member, who would otherwise be excluded, to provide personal care and household management supports. A year after the policy came into...
Becoming Better Helpers: rethinking language to move beyond simplistic responses to women experiencing intimate partner violence
Topics: Literature review, Research, Advocacy, Support Groups, Community Development, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Social Services, Policy
The prevalence of family violence is a persistent challenge facing New Zealand. Its effects are pervasive, spanning multiple levels: individuals, family/whānau, communities, and society in general. A major challenge in effectively addressing family violence is the apparent disconnect that exists between the various agencies and...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Advocacy, Peer Support, Support Groups, Community Development, Voluntary & Community, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Family Violence, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Poverty & Child Poverty, Natural Disasters, Sustainability, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Arts and Culture, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation
The CERA Wellbeing Survey is an opportunity for residents of greater Christchurch to say how they're going and what they think about the earthquake recovery. It's conducted every six months by CERA and partner agencies with the participation of a random selection of around 2,500 greater Christchurch residents.
Increasing Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) Programmes’ Responsiveness to Māori: A whānau-centred approach for the VIP programme
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Support Groups, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Leadership, Policy, Healthcare, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Children
The VIP programme supports DHBs to develop policies, health professional training and clinical leadership to improve the identification assessment and referral of people experiencing family violence. This resource was born out of a desire by VIP coordinators working in hospitals across New Zealand to increase...
Topics: Support Groups, Policy, Behaviour Management, Children, Youth, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Crime & Safety
This snapshot outlines the findings from an evaluation of the Military-style Activity Camp (MAC) programme undertaken by the Knowledge & Insights Group, Ministry of Social Development. The MAC programme, introduced in October 2010 as part of the Government’s Fresh Start reforms, targets 40 of the most...
30 Jul 2013
Topics: Support Groups, Not for profit, Families & Whānau, Behaviour Management, Gambling, Research, Whānau
The Ministry of Health (“The Ministry”) commissioned KPMG in 2011 to complete an Outcomes Framework for Preventing and Minimising Gambling Harm (“Outcomes Framework”). An Advisory Group was established comprising thirteen representatives from across the problem gambling services and the gambling sector to provide expert advice...
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