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HealthInfo West Coast-Te Tai Poutini

Community groups for communication difficulties

These groups are for adults with a condition that affects their ability to speak and communicate.

Brain injury

Brain Injury Association

Canterbury/West Coast branch

Phone: (03) 371‑5531 to ask about West Coast meetings.

Parkinson disease

Parkinson's New Zealand

Phone: (03) 768‑7007



Stroke Foundation

The Stroke Foundation supports people who have had a stroke, and encourages them to take part in social activities.

Phone: (03) 768‑9104 or 027 896‑5695 for more information about meeting times and venues

Information provided by the Canterbury DHB. Adapted by the West Coast DHB. Page created December 2015.

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