People with dementia, their carers, family/whanau and friends are the primary focus of Alzheimers New Zealand. We will promote and act with:
Working to the highest standards of quality, expertise, and professionalism in a fair and open manner to attain the optimum levels of performance and outcome.
Understanding and acknowledging the right of people affected by dementia to be treated with dignity, to have their needs listened to and understood, to have access to appropriate care, and to have their differences acknowledged.
Recognising the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi of Partnership, Participation and Protection and is committed to meeting the diverse cultural needs of people with dementia and their family and carers.
Valuing the experience, skills and time contribution of people affected by dementia and their carers, volunteers and staff who form the basis of the strength of our organisation.
Optimising our reputation and credibility as the leading organisation working for all people affected by dementia and continuing to advocate to bring about positive changes for all people affected by dementia.
Integration and Collaboration:
Working within the organisation and with clients, stakeholders and the wider community through collaboration, innovation, advocacy, continuous learning and sharing of information to ensure a standard of excellence which is in the best interests of all those affected by dementia.