Taupō Social Services Directory

Dementia Lakes

Contact Details

Michelle King

Phone: 07 377 4330

Mobile: 022 043 3685


PO Box 595, Taupō

Street Address

Waiora House, Tauhara Wing, 100 Kaimanawa St, Taupō

Target Group

All those affected by Dementia i.e. Alzheimer’s Disease. Can be patient, spouse, family or friends.

Core Services/Focus

Support, advice, liaison with other health professionals, promoting awareness, speaking to local groups, we liaise with other health professionals and care facilities.

Referral Criteria

From other health professionals eg GPs, Mental Health Services for the

Older person, NASC, Age Concern, Residential Facilities, Families and

concerned friends and neighbours

Who Can Refer

Anyone who has contact with a person they feel may need our help

Current Services Being Delivered
  1. Day Support Group
  2. Free information sheets

Office hours 1-4 pm on Thursday

Related Cost or Subsidy Available

Free. You are welcome to become a member of the Alzheimer Society for $20 annual subscription.

Other information

We would like to emphasise that people do not need to be referred by a GP or other health professional.

We do get a majority of our clients this way but anyone can ask for our help. We believe that we have time to offer families and clients affected by dementia that other professionals don’t have. We don’t prescribe medication or make a diagnosis but support, give advice, information and generally assist with access to day to day help.

We are very approachable. As this is a growing health issue we promote awareness in the community We provide a listening ear for those people affected by dementia and their careers. It can be a hard and lonely journey for those affected and we have the time to visit you in your home and provide advice or suggestion to help.


Older Persons SupportParents and CaregiversHealthCommunity Support and AdvocacySupport Groups

We thank our supporters

Without their support we couldn’t deliver our service to the community of Taupō.

Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS)

Lottery Grants Board