People we support

People we support

People we support

We understand that you’re an individual with your own needs and goals. When you work with HealthCare NZ, your support plan will be tailored to support your lifestyle and your goals. 

Meet Selwyn

Meet Selwyn

Selwyn Jensen describes himself as a country boy who always wanted to be a farmer. He did just that, becoming a sheep farmer to rebel against his cow cocky dad, Selwyn jokes. But a car accident on Anzac Day in 2003 put an end to his career when Selwyn injured his spine.

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Meet Marcia

Meet Marcia

HealthCare New Zealand recently helped Marcia Petley get back on the running track after a few minor setbacks.

Marcia, who is 89 years old, has represented New Zealand in running at international Masters events, including the World Masters Games.

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Meet Margie

Meet Margie

Margie Galambos is a longstanding client of HealthCare New Zealand , who suffered a significant Traumatic Brain Injury 25 years ago. 

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Meet Dan and Arthur

Meet Dan and Arthur

Dan and Arthur live as part of a group of four young men all with intellectual disabilities.

Watch the video below to find out how support from NZCare Disability enables them to live as independently as possible. 

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Meet Lorna

Meet Lorna

Eighty-nine year-old Lorna Olsen is supported by Healthcare NZ Community Health’s Christchurch branch.

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Meet Kina and Aroha

Meet Kina and Aroha

Kina and Aroha Gregory are supported by Healthcare Rehabilitation under the Realise Support programme for maximising independence. 

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Meet Rachel and KJ

Meet Rachel and KJ

Rachel Rympa and Kimberly (KJ) Dark live with Huntington's disease. They live together with nine others in Te Ruru House in Christchurch, one of NZCare Disability's services for people affected by Huntington's disease and related neurological disorders. 

This story has been produced by AttitudeLive. For more information head to attitudelive.com

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