Our services : IHC New Zealand | Understanding Intellectual disability

By: Ihc  05-Apr-2012

People are at the centre of what we do. Every person is encouraged to have a personal plan that reflects their aspirations, dreams and goals.

Services are provided by IHC’s service delivery arms called IDEA Services Limited, IDEA Services family/whanau services and Timata Hou.

They include:

  • A range of accommodation services
  • Supported living
  • Day services
  • Supported employment
  • Home support
  • Services for family/whanau

We get to know people well to be able to support and work with them to meet their goals.

We work in consultation with families, addressing language and cultural issues should they arise.

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Personal planning : IHC New Zealand | Understanding Intellectual disability

Outcomes Facilitators are based across the country and work in partnership with the individual, their family/whanau, friends and support staff to develop a personal plan. We foster positive partnerships with each person we support and their networks, to help them achieve their individual aspirations and goals. IDEA Services is committed to a personal planning process driven by each person’s aspirations, wishes and dreams.


Accessing our services : IHC New Zealand | Understanding Intellectual disability

Anyone wanting to use our services must go through a comprehensive needs assessment, which gathers information from the person with an intellectual disability and sometimes their family. The NASC agencies assess needs, coordinate services, review people in services, andundertake reassessments if needs change. Most assessments are done by Needs Assessment and Service Coordination Services, which are part of the Ministry of Health.