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JUDE BARBACK looks at the ins and outs surrounding advance care planning in New Zealand.
JUDE BARBACK considers the burdens placed on the older person caring for their spouse or partner and what support is out there for them.
When KRISTINE BARTLETT appeared on TV3’s Campbell Live she said ‘I’m not on a pedestal. All the girls are up there with me’. With the equal pay test case still before the courts Kristine speaks about what drove her to take the case.
INsite asked industry leaders what they perceived as the biggest challenge facing aged care in New Zealand today. Under-funding, ageist attitudes, and social isolation are among the issues on the horizon.
Bupa’s global director of dementia services, Professor Graham Stokes talks to JUDE BARBACK about why we need to turn our attention to person-centred care and society’s attitudes need to change.
The Government has decided to begin negotiations for a sector-wide settlement over travel time for home care workers – a move that will be welcomed by many in the home and community support services sector.
Norah Barlow, who will finish her time as chief executive officer of Summerset on Friday, has taken on the role as an independent non-executive director for Australian listed company Ingenia Communities.
Researchers from the New Zealand Work Research Institute (AUT University) are carrying out a survey of the New Zealand aged care workforce in April and May this year.
New industry player, Remarkable Retirements has announced plans to build a retirement village and aged care facility on Stewart Island.