A new online publication looks at the different types of dementia and its causes, as well as risk factors, diagnosis and living with dementia.
A leaked Ministry of Health document reveals pay equity funding will see some rest homes overfunded by millions while others face closure. By JUDE BARBACK.
While some New Zealand rest homes are on the brink of closure owing to a shortfall in pay equity settlement funding, it has come to light that others will be overfunded to the tune of $34 million. JUDE BARBACK investigates how the pay equity settlement has affected the residential aged care sector.
InterRAI home care assessments reveal some insights into the level of support required by people living at home with dementia.
People working in residential aged care, home and community support services and retirement villages are likely to encounter the death of a resident or client. Australian provider Karuna says it's ok to grieve, and suggests some coping strategies.
Older cancer patients and their caregivers often differ in their assessment of the patient’s physical abilities, with caregivers generally rating the patient’s physical function as poorer, according to a new study published in The Oncologist.
New Zealand is fortunate to have such rich cultural diversity and wealth of knowledge within our care and support workforce. In our new role assessing...