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Nelson Marlborough 

The primary point of contact for services for older adults is Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC). NASC services cover help to stay at home, support services for carers and entry into residential care. They can also link with other District Health Board (DHB) services and community based agencies.

The NASC contact for Nelson Marlborough is;

Service Name: Needs Assessment Service - Support Works
Area Includes: Nelson, Blenheim, Collingwood, Golden Bay, Motueka, Murchinson, Picton
Email: support.works@nmdhb.govt.nz
Website: www.nmdhb.govt.nz
Phone / Fax: 03 539 3976 / 0800 244 300 Fax: 03 546 3983
Postal Address: Nelson Marlborough Health, Private Bag 18, Nelson 7042
Physical Address: NASC - Support Works, 281 Queens Road, Richmond

Other useful contacts

Meals on wheels: Nelson Phone 03 546 1919  
  Wairau Phone 03 520 9999 (ask for Meals on Wheels)  
District Nursing: Nelson 03 546 1867
  Blenheim 03 520 9927
  French Pass 03 576 5208
  Golden Bay 03 525 8461
  Murchison 03 523 1120
  Wakefield 03 541 8230
Shuttle Services: St John's Health Shuttles:
  Marlborough Shuttle

This is based in Blenheim and serves the local urban area and surrounding areas such as Picton, Havelock, Seddon, Ward and Renwick. Phone 03 578 0797
  Nelson Shuttle

Serving the urban area and environs including Stoke, Richmond, Atawhai and Wakefield. Ph 03 546 9445 extn 3 (bookings by 2pm day prior to appointment)
  Motueka Shuttle

Serving the greater Motueka area. Phone 03 528 4737
  Red Cross offer a shuttle service covering Richmond, Stoke, Tahunanui, Nelson City and Atawhai. Please book at least 2 days before an appointment Phone 03 5465012 or email: nelson@redcross.org.nz
Useful information: Click on the link for local information on transport and shopping assistance, meal options, medical alarms and podiatry services
  Listing of rest homes, hospitals and dementia facilities in the Nelson Marlborough region

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