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The Government funds Disability Support Services (DSS) through the Ministry of Health and the District Health Board. The Enable New Zealand Needs Assessment Service Coordination (NASC) service is one type of disability support service.

Please contact us to arrange a needs assessment. Enable New Zealand Needs Assessment Service contact details are located on the Contact page of our website. 

Referral

Anyone can make a referral to Enable New Zealand Needs Assessment Service, you can refer yourself. Some people prefer to talk to their family, a friend, doctor, social worker or other health professional and ask them to complete the referral form. Your consent is required before another person can make the referral.

The referral form is available to download here:

Needs Assessment Referral Form (142.5 kb Word)

We have an information sheet (173.1 kb PDF) or an information sheet (29.6 kb Word) to assist completing your referral form.

When my needs change

Review/Reassessment

Each year we will make contact with you to review your support plan and to monitor how the supports have been working.

Change in need

You can contact Enable New Zealand Needs Assessment Service at any time your needs change. We can arrange a review of your support plan or a reassessment of your need.

Your Rights

You will receive information about the when we contact you about your assessment. Your rights will be explained to you by the Needs Assessor. Health & Disabilty Commissioner’s Code of Rights when we contact you about your assessment. Your rights will be explained to you by the Needs Assessor.

For futher information go to the Health & Disabilty Commissioner’s website.

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