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A needs assessment will determine this level of care. Once this assessment has been carried out, you can use the filters on our search pages to find the rest homes which suit your needs.
The New Zealand government offers a residential care subsidy to help cover rest home costs for eligible people.
Eligibility for the subsidy depends on several factors, including age, income and assets, whether the care home has a contract with the DHB and whether a needs assessment has been done. A needs assessment confirms whether you require permanent residential care.
To learn more about the subsidy, take a look at our article on how the residential care subsidy works in New Zealand,
A needs assessment can help you understand your care needs and determine if you qualify for long-term residential care. A DHB-approved assessor can conduct this assessment and provide you with information about the different types of care that are available to you.
The needs assessment process can be complex, so for a more in-depth understanding, please read our full needs assessment article.
Not everyone requires full-time residential care. For those looking for independent or assisted living, a retirement village may be more suitable. Use our search pages to find Retirement Villages in Hawke’s Bay.
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