Needs Assessment and Support Services for Older People: What you need to know

Published online: 
02 September 2011
Needs Assessment and Support Services for Older People.


This booklet provides information to older people and their families and whānau on how to access needs assessment and home support services.

It provides a description of what it means to be needs assessed and how services are provided.

You can find an up-to-date list of needs assessment agencies and their contact details on the Needs Association and Service Co-ordination Association website.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    02 September 2011
  • Hardcopy date of publication:
    02 May 2011
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478 37443-8 (print), 948-0-478-37444-5 (online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2011. Needs Assessment and Support Services for Older People - What you need to know. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Hard copy available to be ordered, also soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:
    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.
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