Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury - Rehabilitation & Support Services, Christchurch, NZ

By: Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury  06-Dec-2011

The Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury is an independent not-for-profit service organisation working 24/7 to enhance the lives of people who face barriers to inclusion, involvement and independence on the basis of impairment

Based in Canterbury at 279 Ilam Road, Christchurch, we have strong links with other Laura Fergusson Trusts elsewhere in New Zealand but operate independently of them.

Our primary function is the development and facilitation of skills associated with daily living and the expression of individuality. We specialise in age- and lifestyle-appropriate service provision.

Our board of Trustees provides governance over the affairs of the Trust and the CEO leads all operational

The Laura Ferugsson Trust Cant Inc is a registered charitable organisation with Charities Commission. The registration number is CC27146. The Trust is also an IRDĀ approved charitable organisation for payroll giving.

Please to view our Identity Statement and to view our organisational chart.

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Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury - Service Component

Skills Training in Activities of Daily Living and Personal Care tasks. Service Components - to meet unique needs of individual resident. Exercise programme with access to Jelly Park gym and pool. Chaplaincy Services, the Trust has a visiting chaplain. Supervision for Residents in Daily Living Activities. Day to Day management of money if required. Recreation programmes both on and off site. If unable to be done by resident.


Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury - Standard Service

Basic first aid- all residential and Rehabilitation staff are trained in first aid. Access to personal mail, telephone and taxi services, newspapers and television. Full weekly cleaning of bedroom unit, and daily unit cleaning maintenance. Access to a General Practitioner and other Support Specialists. Standard Service Components - For Each Resident.


Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury - Cost

Services such as dentists, counsellors, religious ministries, opticians, audiologists, hairdressers, solicitors. Costs Which are the Responsibility of Individual Residents or Other Agencies. These are provided by Nurse Maude Continence Services. Private telephone and electrical equipment. Newspapers if required on individual basis. Special mobility equipment and aides.


Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury - Services

Respite/Carer Support is provided to people over 17 years of age.We cannot provide a residential or respite service to those with primarily an intellectual or psychiatric impairment, those with significant medical, behavioural issues or those who have a drug or alcohol dependency.