Managing illness, pain and your recovery

ACC is there to help. Find out how

ACC's National Serious Injury Service specialises in helping people to return to their everyday lives after serious... read more about ACC is there to help. Find out how»

Everyday activities can be hard. Here’s how to keep going

It can often be good for you, both physically and psychologically, to keep doing everyday activities. These tips may... read more about Everyday activities can be hard. Here’s how to keep going»

Get help paying for residential care: Here’s how

People who require long-term supported accommodation due to an illness or a disability may be entitled to a subsidy.... read more about Get help paying for residential care: Here’s how»

Getting funding for disability and injury equipment

Here you will find information about what help you may be eligible for, where to look for equipment and how to choose... read more about Getting funding for disability and injury equipment»

Has someone close to you been seriously injured?

ACC has web-based resources and free DVDs to help partners, parents, and caregivers of people who are seriously injured... read more about Has someone close to you been seriously injured?»

How ACC can help you: Transport

ACC can help you (and in some cases your whānau) with your transport needs that are a direct result of your injury.... read more about How ACC can help you: Transport»

How to get back into the community after an illness or injury

It is important to get back into activities with other people after an illness, injury, or surgery – but it can seem... read more about How to get back into the community after an illness or injury»

How to minimise the frustration of memory loss.

Mild memory loss is very common as people get older. These strategies can help you make changes to you environment and... read more about How to minimise the frustration of memory loss.»

It’s time to go home from hospital. What now?

ACC has information about planning for your hospital discharge, getting financial assistance and special equipment,... read more about It’s time to go home from hospital. What now?»

Living with disabilities: our stories

Two people with disabilities, Rodney and Ross, share their stories with ACC about having someone help with personal... read more about Living with disabilities: our stories»

Persistent and chronic pain: What to do

Persistent pain is pain that continues past the time you were expected to recover from an injury or illness. It is also... read more about Persistent and chronic pain: What to do»

Serious injuries and disabilities

This ACC website provides information and help for people affected by injury-related disabilities. It includes common... read more about Serious injuries and disabilities»

Support and services for older people on the West Coast

See Healthinfo West Coast to find out about local community groups, short-term rehabilitation in the home, nursing... read more about Support and services for older people on the West Coast»

What do you want to achieve? A guide to setting rehabilitation goals

People who set goals generally do better in their rehabilitation than people who don't set goals. This guide will help... read more about What do you want to achieve? A guide to setting rehabilitation goals»

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Page last updated: 29 October 2018

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