(09) 535 7218 (Mon-Fri, 8.30-4.30)

Home-Based Support Services (short-term only)

Short-term assistance with personal care, medication prompting, meal preparation, palliative support, and other essential home-based services.

This is a short-term service providing care through acute illness, emergency social situations, or bridging a gap between funding streams or alternative services being available.  Call to discuss if extended care (>2 weeks) is required.

Ensure long-term requirements are considered and refer to NASC where required.  


  • ACC-related care (refer directly to ACC)

  • POAC does NOT fund shopping or house cleaning activities.  

  • Post-operative support requests should be sent to local NASC service

Proceed with referral to POAC below. 

(This form is not to be used for extensions which should be requested by phone, email referral@poac.co.nz)


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