A guide for EMS assessors requesting our Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People funded housing modifications.
Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People guidelines
Your request is reviewed against the Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People equipment and modification services (EMS) guidelines.
You can also view EMS and NASC guidelines, and download the Joint Report form, from the Whaikaha website.
Housing contractor list
If you need to get a quote for a basic modification or like for like access replacement, please contact an Enable New Zealand housing contractor.
You will need to attach several forms and documents to your request. For example:
concept sketches (existing and proposed)
property owner approval
quotes for minor modifications
EMS Portal document
EMS advice outcome summary
supporting information, e.g. NASC, LTS-CHC, behavioural management
HNZ (Kaianga Ora) forms.
Use our housing checklist (form) ENAH114 to guide you.
Making 'like for like' access requests
Use our ProWorkflow system to make your housing modification request.
Making housing modification requests
Step 1. Create an EMS advice request in ProWorkflow and attach supporting documents.
Step 2. When you receive the EMS advice outcome summary: Complete the EMS Portal then click on the 'Enable NZ' link to access ProWorkflow.
Step 3. When you receive the EMS Assessor Section Summary PDF, save the summary to your project in ProWorkflow.
What happens next
We email you to advise you of the next steps.
The project remains open in ProWorkflow for you to view the status of the project and communicate with us.