Come in and see our friendly team with your child for any ACC related injury and the consultation is free (for under 14’s), charges may apply for materials. With a number of additional services available onsite, including x-ray services, dental clinic, physiotherapists, a diagnostic laboratory for tests and the super clinic pharmacy who are open from 8am to 10pm seven days a week. East Care is your one stop shop.
What you need to do if your child is injured in an accident and how an ACC claim is made on your behalf.
- Visit us at East Care Accident & Medical
- We’ll make sure you fill out all the right forms and will make a claim to us on your behalf.
- ACC will confirm via a letter that you’re covered. This is usually within a week.
Support with childcare and education after an injury
If ACC covers an injury for you or the child you care for, they may be able to help support the child’s care and education. Click here to read more about this.
Kiwi kids sideline by sports injuries
“There’s a number of reasons for the spike in injuries, but a growing concern is that too much sport can be just as harmful for kids as not getting enough exercise. We’re encouraging parents to use the one hour for every year guideline, where the amount of organised sport per week – both training and competition – should not exceed their child’s age. That means a 10-year-old should avoid doing more than 10 hours of organised sport per week, across all their sports and PE. At least one hour a day of moderate to vigorous exercise is beneficial – either play or organised sport.” says Isaac Carlson. Click here to read the full article.