Feb/Mar 2013 edition
Audiologist INGRID DEKKER discusses the progression of degenerative hearing loss and steps that can be taken to treat it.
Dec 12/Jan 2013 edition
The Government’s decision to accelerate the time frame for the roll-out of interRAI to all residential aged care facilities has met with mixed reactions. JUDE BARBACK looks at why there is such a strong drive for the clinical assessment tool and what it
INsite chats to Michael Beaumont about the establishment of ACITVANZ (Aged Care IT Vendors Association of New Zealand), a new organisation aimed to bring together businesses that provide technological solutions to the aged care industry.
Nov/Dec 2012 edition
Insite looks at how technology is transforming the services offered by retirement village operators and aged care providers.
Jun/Jul 2011 edition
New Zealand currently has no comprehensive and up-to-date regulatory framework that defines and sets out guidelines for adaptable and accessible retirement villages or any other housing. But there are leads to follow. ZINZAN CUNNINGHAM reports.
Apr/May 2011 edition
Robots and other assistive technology might be inevitable in aged-care moving into the future,
Apr/May 2010 edition
Roundtable discusses ethical issues of using IT in aged care.
A trial at four Australian facilities involved residents using technology to connect with family and friends suggests that broadband and other infrastructure is essential. However, there are issues with implementing IT in aged-care.
Feb/Mar 2008 edition
IT is revolutionising how facilities do business. But a significant spend on IT as a business investment should always be closely considered. INsite’s Darragh O’Keefe reports.
Jun/Jul 2007 edition
Buying or upgrading a nurse call system is an investment not to be taken lightly.