NZDSN Newsletter 21 February 2022

Inside this issue Inside this issue. 1 A message from our CEO.. 1 What’s happening in our sector 1 Member profile. 2 Upcoming events. 3 Members’ Only Facebook and LinkedIn Groups  3 A message from our CEO Welcome to 2022 – well, sort of! It does seem a little like Groundhog Day, with the whole …

News Update — 17 September 2020

Kia ora and welcome to our September Newsletter. We had been holding off until an announcement about DSS contract price uplifts, but alas we still wait. Contract price uplift for DSS funded services At the time of writing a communication about a price uplift has not been forthcoming. We have received a confidential briefing about …

News Update — 19 August 2020

Kia ora tātou, With rapidly unfolding changes we thought an update would be timely given the consequences of recent decisions by government. We can also update you on NZDSN activities.  COVID-19 Welcome back to ambiguity and complexity! We appreciate that providers are once again stepping up to respond to the new alert levels in situations that can …

News Update — August 2020

Kia ora tātou, In this update we will share with you the outcomes of some discussions with the Ministry of Health, some thoughts on the Health and Disability Review (Simpson Report) and bring you up to speed with NZDSN events, including our September AGM. Resetting Our Relationship With the Ministry of Health Over the past …

Life after school: what’s next?

Presented by: Imagine Better and NZDSN Typically, graduation from college is an exciting time of life. It is a time of exploration, adventure, growing independence and fun. However, for many young men and women with disabilities and their families, it canbe a time of great vulnerability, uncertainty and worry. Despite years of foreknowledge, invested resources, …