Books and Reading Material
Sarah and Jann have a selection of wonderful resources covering many aspects of end of life care, death and dying, and associated ceremonies to remember your loved one.
Fare-well Wishes Document
We can work alongside you to record your end of life wishes in advance, so as it is not so stressful on your whanau at end of life.
Being an electric model, driving this around is very easy.
Electric mobility scooter
This will help you to get around when the body needs a rest.
Sitting in the shower helps to keep you safe and comfortable. We also have 2 x shower stools.
Great option when you have enough strength in your arms.
Available on request
Electric hospital bed
4 x electric hospital beds and 4x waterproof mattresses.
Bed hoist /rails
1 triangular bed hoist, 1 soft bed rail.
Bed lever rail
1 under mattress pull up rail with wooden base.
Chair stand assist
To assist with movement on and off a chair or couch.
A range of incontinent pads and pull up pants, 1 fiddle blanket plus 1 fiddle sleeve suitable for dementia patients, 1 weighted blanket (7kg).
Resources available to you to assist the care at home:
Resources available to you to assist after death:
a portable cooling plate with its own chiller unit designed and manufactured by Hooked on Engineering, Marlborough, to assist with the preservation of your loved one whilst they remain at home after their death. This unit is designed to sit on a bed or suitable table to keep the body cool for up to 5 days without the need for embalming.
The Sara Stedy is an assistive device for non-ambulatory patients and requires an attendant to control the device
Plywood kitset coffin
assembled with calico lining or flat pack constructed by the Havelock Menz Shed
Our very own mobility helper:
We use this van to get us to you and to help with transport needs that do occur.