Outcome 4 - Resources and Guidance

Below is a list of resources and guidance to support the implementation of Outcome 4 - Rights Protection and Justice

People First New Zealand

People First New Zealand Inc. Ngā Tāngata Tuatahi is a national disabled persons organisation that is led and directed by people with learning (intellectual) disability. The organisation’s website includes information about rights (including in Easy Read format), as well as information about the Keeping Safe Feeling Safe Course (an abuse prevention programme for adults with learning (intellectual) disability.

Office for Disability Issues

The Office for Disability Issues website provides a range of resources aimed at educating disabled people about their rights, including the Convention of the Rights with Persons with Disabilities.

Age Concern

Age Concern has an Elder Abuse response service. Contact details for different geographical areas are on its website or you can call.

Bullying-Free NZ

Bullying-Free NZ has a section on its website specific to preventing and responding to bullying of children with disabilities.

Family Violence It’s Not OK

It’s not OK is a community-driven behaviour change campaign to reduce family violence in New Zealand, funded by the Ministry for Social Development. Its goal is to change attitudes and behaviour that tolerate any kind of family violence. The website includes various research and resources.

Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau has useful information about reporting abuse of children and vulnerable adults.

Patient.info (UK website) – Safeguarding adults information

Patient is an online medical resource supplying evidence-based information on a wide range of medical and health topics to patients and health professionals. It has some useful information:

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