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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.
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.
JUDE BARBACK interviews exiting chief executive Martin Taylor about his 10 years at the helm of the New Zealand Aged Care Association.
Yesterday’s health Budget included an extra $76.1 million over four years for palliative care and hospices.
Future government policies will need to be flexible to accommodate the diverse needs of ageing baby boomers, a Victoria University of Wellington researcher has found. Kathy Glasgow, who is graduating with a PhD in Social Policy today, interviewed mid-life baby boomers around New Zealand to explore their views about...
Simon Wallace has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA), replacing Martin Taylor, who left the Association at the beginning of April.
Home and community support services are under threat because the current funding model for the sector is unsustainable.
Low wages, high workloads and stress outweigh the love of the job for New Zealand’s aged care workforce.
A new Office of Social Services and more investment in data technology are among the recommendations proposed by the New Zealand Productivity Commission aimed to improve our social services system.
The 2014 Report on the Positive Ageing Strategy outlines how older people’s spending is expected to quadruple by 2051, while the workforce will continue to get older.
BRIEN CREE, managing director of Radius Care strives to set the record straight.
The ‘Ageing Well’ National Science Challenge was launched today by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce.
BRIEN CREE, managing director of Radius Care, considers the fine line between profitability and maintaining core values.
A new interRAI report marks a milestone in how the assessment system is working for the South Island.
Speculation is rife that the Government is preparing to legislate over the issues at the heart of the ongoing TerraNova v Bartlett pay equity case, feeding fears that the case will not result in fair pay for aged care workers as many are hoping.