Disability support - NASC Hawke's Bay (Needs Assessment Service Coordination)
What do we do?
NASC Hawke's Bay is an assessment and service coordination agency that assists people with a disability, and their family/whānau, to maintain independence in their home and community, or a residential setting.
What is needs assessment?
A needs assessment helps to determine a person's abilities, resources, goals and needs, in order of priority.
What is service coordination?
During service coordination we look at a range of options to meet your identified needs and goals. This may include a mix of privately and publicly funded services, as well as help from family and friends.
The referral process
Access to NASC Hawke's Bay is through referral from the following sources:
- people can phone directly
- your family doctor, practice nurse or district nurse may refer
- other support networks may contact the NASC Hawke's Bay office
Services that NASC Hawke's Bay can link clients to include:
- Assistance with home management and personal care in the home
- Day programmes
- Carer support
- Residential care
- Supported independent living
- Short term home help after hospital discharge, or from referral by your family doctor
- Meals on Wheels
Other information and advice
- Your privacy and confidentiality will be respected.
- You have a right to access all information arising from your assessment.
- If you have any concerns regarding your assessment or service coordination, then you may ask for a review. Please express your concerns to your assessor/coordinator in the first instance.