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Elder Abuse is Not OK!

July 13th, 2017 by

Elder Abuse is not OK.

All older people deserve to be treated with respect, dignity, and care.  The Elder Abuse Response Service at Wesley Community Action works alongside older people, their whanau, and community to stop abuse, provide immediate and ongoing safety, and protection for older people.

If you are worried about elder abuse, or concerned about an older person in the greater Wellington area, please call 04 805 0880 or email elderabuseresponse@wesleyca.org.nz
or call the free and confidential 24/7 national helpline
0800 EA NOT OK 0800 32 668 65

More information about elder abuse can be found on
Age Concern https://www.ageconcern.org.nz/ACNZPublic/Services/EANP/ACNZ_Public/Elder_Abuse_and_Neglect.aspx
Super Seniors
http://www.superseniors.msd.govt.nz/elder-abuse/index.html

We were thrilled to receive the Matua Raki National Addiction Workforce Development Supreme Award at the DAPAANZ Conference “Cutting Edge” Awards for the P-Pull Initiative originated by Lizzie McMillan-Makalio, Manager of the Waitangirua based WCA team.

This award showcases innovations in work practices that contribute to improving workplace wellbeing and staff engagement.and focuses national attention on addiction treatment organisations and services engaged in best workforce practices.

 

Well done Lizzie and team!

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Dr Barry Duncan – the co-developer of PCOMS (Partners for Change Outcome Management System) will be in NZ for 10 days in February. Thanks to a grant from the Ministry of Social Developments Capability Investment Resource funding stream, Dr Duncan will be running a 5 day Train the Trainers workshop in Auckland and a 2 day Supervision workshop in Wellington. In addition Barry will be meeting with some key people in Health, MSD and Treasury to discuss the significant impact of PCOMS on client outcomes.

 

If you want to know more about this please contact Robyn Pope rpope@wesleyca.org.nzpcoms

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