In Partnership with QE Health
A 5 Day Course to Aid Clients with Post-Polio Syndrome.


QE Health will be running their next Post-Polio programme on the week of 7th to 11th December, 2020.


Participation is limited to 6 people in the group to ensure that your needs can be assessed thoroughly. If there is sufficient demand, another programme may be run on the week of 14th to 18th December.This programme is supported by the Duncan Foundation. Participants must also be medically stable and be independent or have their own carer.
The client must also be able to dispense their own medication, able to use the bathroom facilities on their own or with the help of their own carer.
There is $30.00 per week co-payment for wifi/laundry and food.

DHB funding is available via referral in the following areas:

Lakes – GP or DHB Specialist

Mid-central – Rheumatology

Taranaki – DHB Specialist via Provider Arm General Manager or Delegate

Waikato – Specialist

Private funding is also accepted, with referral from the GP.

Further information is available on the QE Health website at

The 5 day intensive course is ran by a multidisciplinary team consisting of:

The 5 day intensive course is ran by a multidisciplinary team consisting of:

What you will receive?

  1. You will be individually assessed on your condition and gain information on where you are currently at and an idea on future progression.
  2. You will be provided with an education toolkit to help you self-manage but also an outcome report individual to you that will help to guide any future Clinicians you work with.
  3. Treatments such as the following will also be included in this uniquely tailored program, a first of its kind in New Zealand:
    Hydro pool • Gym Massage • Volcanic mud wraps  Mindfulness • Geothermal hot pools

Cost & Booking

For private clients, the 5 day course is available for a total of NZD $2999.00 per person (lunch included). On site accommodation can be provided at an additional cost. See below for selected DHB’s that fund this course, refferal is required.

Exclusive Offer!

Receive a fully accredited Duncan Foundation polio assessment for NZD $500.00. This also includes an orthotics assessment.


For bookings and further information please contact:

DHB’s that have contracts with QEH at present are:

Midcentral which includes:

Hawkes Bay
HB DHB Rheumatology Service
(Referral Required)

Hutt Valley
Greater Wellington Rheumatology Service
(Referral Required)

Greater Wellington Rheumatology Service
(Referral Required)

MidCentral Rheumatology Service
(Referral Required)

Capital & Coast
Greater Wellington Rheumatology Service
(Referral Required)

MidCentral Rheumatology Service
(Referral Required)

Other locations includes:

Waikato DHB
Rheumatology service
(Referral Required)

Lakes DHB
(GP Referral Required)

Taranaki DHB
(Taranaki Specialist Referral Required)