Geneva's 2019 Highlights

10 February 2020

Geneva's 2019 Highlights

Supporting the health and wellness of New Zealanders isn’t always straightforward, but we’re rather proud of what we've accomplished in 2019.  

13K people

We have provided in-home support for just under 13,000 people, in addition to other New Zealanders who have benefited from our disability, rehabilitation and wellness services.

1000s using MY Homecare

Thousands of people now have the opportunity to be in the driver’s seat using our online tool, My Homecare, with more control and choice over their care.

Clean, green timesheets

100% of our in-home support carers are using our clean and green, totally paperless, Geneva LIVE Mobile App that ensures a more transparent, accurate and reliable information about the care delivered to the people we support.

Exploring more Te Reo

We are incorporating Te Reo in our workplace and encouraging our employees to embrace the language through initiatives such as converting a meeting room into a Kōhanga Reo (language nest), and translating our job titles in our email signatures.

Won ACC contract

Awarded the ACC national contract to provide Integrated Home and Community Support Services for people throughout New Zealand who have sustained an injury and require community based rehabilitation, nursing and support services.

Met Jacinda & other VIPs

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Hon Carmel Sepuloni, Hon Jenny Salesa, along with over 400 attendees, celebrated our annual disability Colour Cruise and Ball.

Acquired two businesses

RehabWorks and Seating To Go have joined the Geneva Group, widening our reach and capability to provide Allied Health and Rehabilitation services, as well as specialist wheeled mobility and seating services.

Hired 300 new people

We have given nearly 300 people new jobs within our company, whether they were a Carer to support someone at home, an Allied Health professional, nurses working temporary shifts, or part of our internal team.

Winner: The Cookie Project

We awarded our annual Geneva’s Pillar Industry Award to The Cookie
Project who employ people who have a disability to make their cookies. Eric Chuah, Co-founder at The Cookie Project: “we will continue to work hard to change the lives of Kiwis with disabilities, one cookie at a time”.

Hosted concussion seminar

Twelve locally and internationally renowned Concussion experts headlined the second BrainStorm Concussion Conference by Geneva Healthcare, which was attended by hundreds of clinicians, academics, researchers, social workers and a wide range of Allied Health specialists.

Incorporating Māori values

To ensure Māori Clients receive appropriate services that respect and acknowledge their values and beliefs, we have implemented Whānau Ora in the way we support them together with our Funders and our community.

Filled 29,000 temp shifts

Over 29,000 temporary staffing shifts were filled by Geneva Staffing, our in-house health recruitment team.

Inducted into Hall of Fame

Josephine Gagan, the founder of Geneva Healthcare, was inducted into the New Zealand Hall of Fame for Women Entrepreneurs, to honour her success as a woman in the industry, and paved the way for young women to grow in her footsteps.

Created new partnerships

We launched our partnership with private insurance companies to provide people with wellness, health and rehabilitation services.

Did 9,000 training courses

Our employees completed just under 9,000 training courses - better prepared and qualified carers mean better support for our people.

Worked so others can rest

We have grown our disability Respite services to give primary carers and people with a disability a break from their routine.

Peer mentoring with AUT

Partnering with AUT to host their peer mentoring service in the Northland and Gisborne regions for people after a traumatic brain injury.

If you want to know more about our services please visit  www.genevahealth.com  for more information.

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