Alzheimer’s NZ recently contributed $27,670 to the Enliven HomeShare service in Canterbury. This contribution recognises that Presbyterian Support (USI) and Alzheimer’s NZ share the same goal of improving the quality of life for people with dementia and their care partners in New Zealand.
Sophie Havighurst is a child clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor at the University of Oslo in Norway and the University of Melbourne, Australia. Along with co-author Ann Harley, she developed the Tuning in to Kids Programme.
Tuning in to Kids is an international programme based on the research of renowned psychologist Dr John Gottman. TIK has been proven to improve parenting, parent-child relationships, children’s emotional competence, and behaviour.
Enliven and Family Works volunteers are vital to the work we do at Presbyterian Support—last year 297 volunteers donated 32,409 hours!
Men are more likely than women to become socially isolated because they have less contact with children, family, and friends.
Two older Ashburton residents have new rental homes thanks to the Ashburton Housing and Support Trust moving quickly since its formation.
Last Friday at 12:30pm sharp Presbyterian Support staff in their Christchurch office stopped what they were doing to hand write almost 300 Thank You cards for volunteers around the upper South Island
Staff and supporters recently attended a special closing ceremony for the KINECT residential service for teen parents and their babies.
Lotto fun for some in the community is vital funding for others. As such, total financial contributions from the NZ Lottery Grants Board to Presbyterian Support Upper South Island (PSUSI) recently surpassed the one million dollar mark.