Feb/Mar 2013 edition
PHILIPPA FLETCHER discusses what is being done to support the older people of Canterbury as Christchurch continues its recovery.
Dec 12/Jan 2013 edition
With a fragmented and inconsistent approach to funding across the country, the home and community support services sector is struggling to meet growing demand for its services. JUDE BARBACK looks at some of the key concerns facing the sector.
BEATRICE HALE discusses the realities confronting family carers.
INsite chats to a shopping service co-ordinator for Age Concern.
Jun/Jul 2012 edition
In the build up to Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Age Concern chief executive, Ann Martin, talks about this ‘serious and growing problem’.
Feb/Mar 2012 edition
Each issue, INsite seeks opinion on a contentious issue concerning aged care and retirement.
Apr/May 2010 edition
St John and Access Homehealth have agreed to work closely together to improve health outcomes for New Zealanders.
Dec 09/Dec 2009 edition
By using technology, some people may soon be self-reporting on illness from their homes instead of being in facilities. INsite reports on a pilot programme that is set to benefit older people who are reluctant or unable to see a doctor regularly.
Oct/Nov 2008 edition
Wairarapa DHB portfolio manager for health of older people and disability, Joanne Edwards, is a registered nurse, a former resthome nurse manager, and is passionate about the need to provide flexible services to meet the needs of older people.