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The Salvation Army is in the final stages of selling its HomeCare branches in Auckland, Waikato and Rotorua to the Christian social service provider VisionWest Community Trust.

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The future of HomeCare

24 Jun | 2016

The Salvation Army is in the final stages of selling its HomeCare branches in Auckland, Waikato and Rotorua to the Christian social service provider VisionWest Community Trust.

Elder Abuse Awareness Week 15 - 22 June 2016

14 Jun | 2016

Elder Abuse Awareness Week is coming up on June 15 -22, starting on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15. During the week Age Concerns around New Zealand will be holding events and speaking through the media to raise awareness of elder abuse and neglect.

HomeCare Clients receive a special visit!

22 Dec | 2015

Recently groups of children from the Hamilton City Corps (Church), accompanied by HomeCare's Mission Director, Captain Gaylene Harvey, visited HomeCare clients. The children blessed the clients by giving them Christmas gifts and home baking.

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Renewed HDANZ Certification

7 Dec | 2015

TSA HomeCare achieved certification against the Sector Standard of Quality Management Systems (NZS 8158:2012 Home & Community Support Sector Standard) in September 2015. This certification is valid (subject to the conditions) for the next 3 years - until 19 October 2018.

This renewed the previous certification which was achieved in 2009 & 2012 respetively.

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Falls Prevention

14 Aug | 2015

Falls is a big issue at present with ACC running seminars and HQSC also holding seminars on community falls prevention.

Elder Abuse Awareness Week 15-22 June 2015

18 Jun | 2015

This week draws our attention to the treatment of others, especially the elderly. Go to the link   http://www.ageconcern.org.nz/ which gives an insight into the forms of abuse which the elderly are exposed to such as physical, psychological and financial and shows how we can help.

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Have you had your flu vaccine this winter?

21 May | 2015

Free flu vaccine for HomeCare Support Workers

Influenza 2015

Immunisation advice line
0800 IMMUNE (0800 466 863)

Salvation Army HomeCare would like to offer their valued Support Workers the opportunity to receive a FREE flu vaccine!

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HomeCare Support Workers continue to upskill

17 Apr | 2015

Congratulations to the HomeCare Support Workers who received their certificates at the latest graduation in Hamilton.

Achievements were at Level 2 and Level 3 of the NZQA accredited Health and Wellbeing qualification.

Salvation Army Announcement on Social Housing

23 Mar | 2015

The Salvation Army has decided against negotiating with Government for the transfer of Housing New Zealand stock.

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