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Around 75 per cent of facilities providing residential care for older people will get an increase in government funding from 1 December 2001, Associate Health Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Health

Around 75 per cent of facilities providing residential care for older people will get an increase in government funding from 1 December 2001, Associate Health Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Health

The government has committed $2.9 million to provide modified homes in the community for former residents of the Kimberley Centre and Braemar Hospital, Housing Minister Mark Gosche and Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson announced today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

New government funding for deafblind services is the first official recognition that deafblind people have unique support needs, Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Government supports deafblind services

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Health service provision for older people must change significantly to meet the demands of New Zealand's ageing population, Associate Health Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Health

Culturally appropriate health services are needed to care for the rapidly increasing number of older Pacific peoples, Associate Health Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Health

Culturally appropriate health services are needed to care for the rapidly increasing number of older Maori, Associate Health Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Health

Health service provision for older people must change significantly to meet the demands of New Zealand's ageing population, Associate Health Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Health

A working group has been established to advise the Ministry of Health on improving the safety and quality of care for people with dementia in residential, respite and day services.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Health

A government review has shown that employment should be the main focus of vocational services for people with disabilities, Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

A government review has shown that employment should be the main focus of vocational services for people with disabilities, Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Minister for Disability Issues Ruth Dyson announced today (Wednesday, 5 September) that all residents at the Kimberley Centre in Levin would be resettled in the community over the next four years, and the centre would close.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Minister for Disability Issues Ruth Dyson announced today (Wednesday, 5 September) that all residents at the Kimberley Centre in Levin would be resettled in the community over the next four years, and the centre would close.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

"Today (Wednesday, 5 September) at midday, I publicly announced the closure of the Kimberley Centre, which houses 375 people with intellectual disabilities. This decision has been 'pending' for over a decade.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

"Today (Wednesday, 5 September) at midday, I publicly announced the closure of the Kimberley Centre, which houses 375 people with intellectual disabilities. This decision has been 'pending' for over a decade.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson today commended the 11 government agencies who have drawn up action plans to implement the New Zealand Disability Strategy over the coming year.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson today commended the 11 government agencies who have drawn up action plans to implement the New Zealand Disability Strategy over the coming year.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Minister for Disability Issues Ruth Dyson today acknowledged the work of the Arthritis Foundation, but said it was impossible to meet all requests for extra funding immediately.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Minister for Disability Issues Ruth Dyson today acknowledged the work of the Arthritis Foundation, but said it was impossible to meet all requests for extra funding immediately.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson today congratulated the Auckland City Council for forming a partnership with people with disabilities in the region.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

The government's decision to separate disability support services funding into two streams acknowledges the different needs of older and younger people, Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

The government's decision to separate disability support services funding into two streams acknowledges the different needs of older and younger people, Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson today congratulated the Auckland City Council for forming a partnership with people with disabilities in the region.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues