Links to useful New Zealand services and departments for disability’s.
New Zealand’s accident compensation scheme provides 24-hour no-fault personal accident insurance cover
ACC – Definitions for providers, clinical best practice and spinal injury guidelines
This page contains terms and definitions used in the guidelines
Supporting disabled people to access health and disability services, equipment and information enable them to live the lives they want to lead.
The Health and Disability Commissioner
(HDC) An organisation that promotes and protects the rights and responsibilities of health and disability services, consumers and providers.
Ministry of Health
(DSD) is responsible for the planning and funding of disability support services, including the provision of policy advice to the Minister of Health and Associate Minister of Health.
The Office for Disability Issues is responsible for ensuring