Guidelines for Individualised funding during COVID-19

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Do you employ staff directly to help with care? The Ministry of Health has released some guidelines that are for people who are on Individualised Funding, Enhanced Individualised Funding, and Enabling Good Lives/Mana Whaikaha Personal Budgets during COVID-19. These guidelines are for during the COVID-19 lockdown. It has some helpful advice and links for other places you can go for help. We have some information about funding on our website too, as well as links to Firstport, WINZ and more.

The official government COVID-19 website has a lot of information about the lockdown and everything you can do to stay safe. funding and financial support information is also covered on the website.

Aspire Canterbury is a Disability Information Service and are always available to answer your questions, provide support or have a chat. If you have any questions about COVID-19, coping during the lockdown, the guidelines for individualised funding during COVID-19 or anything at all, you can always contact us using the details on our Contact Us page. Community means everything to us and we would like to do what we can to help and support you through this time. Please remember, we are a community resource and hub, we have been providing information, solutions and support for approximately 40 years. If you are uncertain about anything at all, contact us, chances are we may be able to help or connect you to a service that can help.