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 contacts for the Bay of Plenty is Support Net - Kupenga Hao Ite Ora
Area includes: Tauranga, Athenree, Katikati, Te Puke, Waihi Beach, Whakatane, Edgecumbe, Murupara, Ohope, Opotiki, Kawerau.
Website: www.bopdhb.govt.nz(external link)
Phone: 07 571 0093
Address: 510 Cameron Rd, PO Box 2121, Tauranga 3140