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North Shore Whanau Support Group 14 May 2013

SUPPORTING FAMILIES NORTH SHORE SUPPORT GROUP

  • To be held every 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Venue: Senior Citizens Hall, 5 The Strand, Takapuna (between Takapuna Library and the C.A.B)
  • Time: 6.45pm-9.00pm

The next support group is on 14 May 2013

  • 6.45pm mix and mingle/hot drink
  • 7pm: Guest speaker – Denise Gledhill from Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy Service
  • Denise’s presentation will cover:
    • The   Consumer Code of Rights from a Consumer &Family perspective
    • Advance Directives
    • PPPR Act especially regarding EPOA:  “how do I go about it & what will it cost me?”
    • Living Wills – Who will look after my child when I’m gone?
    • Health Passports
  • 8pm:  Reflection/questions/answers
  • 8.15pm supper
  • 8.30pm General discussion
  • 9pm End.

For further info please contact Annais or Merle at 09 4142423

Guest speaker coming up in June: Psychiatrist

Topics:  Pharmaceutical medication: use, side effects, reducing meds safely, meds use in relation to cannabis and alcohol use.