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INsite asks experts in the retirement villages sector about industry trends, business decisions, investor information and legal advice.

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TerraNova v Bartlett case – both sides speak out

TERRY BELL of TerraNova Homes & Care and ALASTAIR DUNCAN of the Service & Food Workers Union sit on opposite sides of the TerraNova v Bartlett pay equity case. Yet here, in this rare feature, both appeal for the same thing.

 

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‘New kid’ Arvida takes a fresh approach 

JUDE BARBACK talks to Arvida Group chief executive Bill McDonald about the formidable task of getting the retirement and aged care sector’s newest player up and running.

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Up close and personal with... Martin Taylor

JUDE BARBACK interviews exiting chief executive Martin Taylor about his 10 years at the helm of the New Zealand Aged Care Association.

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Fear of falling: friend or foe?

SHELLEY JONES looks at recent research on actual risk of falling and perceived risk, and the implications for older people.

Latest news and opinion

Latest Issue March 2015

  • Jude Barback
    ED's Letter I read something recently that appalled me. In the United Kingdom, the elderly and disabled are being put up for auction by local councils on Trade Me-style websites, allowing care organisations to bid to offer them a bed.
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    In your expert opinion... INsite asks experts in the retirement villages sector about industry trends, business decisions, investor information and legal advice.
  • Breaking news
    TerraNova v Bartlett case – both sides speak out TERRY BELL of TerraNova Homes & Care and ALASTAIR DUNCAN of the Service & Food Workers Union (SFWU) sit on opposite sides of the TerraNova v Bartlett pay equity case. Yet here, in this rare feature, both appeal for the same thing – an increase in government funding to put an...
  • Bill McDonald
    ‘New kid’ Arvida takes a fresh approach JUDE BARBACK talks to Arvida Group chief executive Bill McDonald about the formidable task of getting the retirement and aged care sector’s newest player up and running.
  • Martin Taylor
    Up close and personal with... Martin Taylor JUDE BARBACK interviews exiting chief executive Martin Taylor about his 10 years at the helm of the New Zealand Aged Care Association.
  • Dementia
    Highlighting the link between loneliness and dementia CAROLINE BARTLE says it’s time to stop talking and start acting on funding a campaign to tackle loneliness in older people – ultimately delaying, or even preventing, the onset of dementia.
  • Guy Eady
    A good place to Be JUDE BARBACK talks to Guy Eady about life after Oceania and the rise of his new venture, the BeGroup.
  • Falling
    Fear of falling: friend or foe? SHELLEY JONES looks at recent research on actual risk of falling and perceived risk, and the implications for older people.
  • Clown 02
    Never too old to clown around Clown doctors show that sometimes laughter truly is the best medicine. CAMERON TAYLOR, of Clown Doctors New Zealand Charitable Trust, reports.
  • Acacia Cove
    Let’s snoop around... Acacia Cove JUDE BARBACK finds a cheeky bunch of residents on her visit to Acacia Cove retirement village.
  • Careerforce
    New quals ready for launch With the first set of new qualifications for the aged care sector ready to launch, INsite talks to Careerforce’s Penny Rogers about what the qualifications review process has identified so far.
  • Survey
    Conference previews HCHA 2015 Conference: Home & Community Health Association 2015 Conference 28–30 April 2015, Auckland and the RVA 2015 Conference: Retirement Villages Association 2015 Conference 15–17 June 2015, Melbourne
  • Hon Peseta Sam Lotu Liga
    Last word... Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga The recently appointed Associate Minister of Health shares his vision for aged care in New Zealand.