Outcome 3 - Resources and Guidance

Below are some of the resources, including financial resources, available to support the implementaion of Outcome 3

Health & Disability Commissioner

For more information about Health Passports, you can contact the Health & Disability Commissioner.

To find out about your rights generally, visit the website hdc.org.nz

District Health Boards

For more information about Health Passports, and other hospital services in your area, visit your local District Health Board (DHB) website, where you will also find their contact details.

People First New Zealand

 People First NZ provides information about disability rights in a range of accessible formats.

Carers New Zealand

Carers NZ is a national not for profit organisation providing information, advice, learning, and support for family, whänau and aiga carers. A Guide for Carers – He Aratohu mā ngā Kaitiaki, which provides practical help, can be downloaded online or ordered in print over the phone.

Financial resources

Ministry of Health’s Disability Support Services Funding

 The Ministry administers annual funding of $1.2 billion. This is to support the delivery of disability support services through a network of providers.




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