This publication showcases examples of information technology (IT) innovation and use within the health and disability sector.
- About Disability Support Services
- New model for supporting disabled people
- Disability Sector Strategic Reference Group
- Māori disability support services
- Projects and programmes
- Contracting with us
- DSS operational policy
- Organisations and websites
- Intellectual Disability Act 2003
- Sleepover Settlement
- Research on bilateral cochlear implants
Publications relating to disability and disability services in New Zealand.
Published 26 November 2013
Medicines Management Guide for Community Residential and Facility-based Services – Disability, Mental Health and AddictionPublished 15 October 2013This Medicines Management Guide is a reference tool for managers of community residential and facility-based respite services in the disability, mental health and addiction sectors
Published 11 October 2013The Purchasing Guidelines for the New Model for Supporting Disabled People outline how people can use disability funding from the Ministry of Health.
Published 02 May 2013This publication reports on the findings of the review of the Children’s Spectacle Subsidy.
Published 13 March 2013This resource is for people who might come across adults or children who might have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Published 19 September 2012This consultation document describes options for paying family carers providing disability support to disabled adult family members. The Ministry is seeking your feedback on the different options.
Published 31 August 2012The Report on the Provision and Funding of Specialist Behaviour Support Services provides a comprehensive overview of these services to the Ministry, along with recommendations to improve services.
Published 02 August 2012The aim of Whāia te Ao Mārama: Māori Disability Action Plan 2012 to 2017 is to establish priority areas of action to enable Māori disabled to achieve their aspirations, and to reduce barriers that may impede Māori disabled and their whānau from gaining better outcomes.
Published 30 May 2012A guide to Individualised Funding – a way of paying for home and community support services which lets disabled people directly manage the resources they are allocated for disability supports.
Published 26 April 2012If you have a hearing loss, hearing aids may be part of the solution to improve your hearing. This booklet gives you information about the Ministry of Health’s Hearing Aid Subsidy Scheme, the benefits of hearing aids and what you can expect from audiology services.