Summerset looks set to be the next Kiwi retirement village operator to expand into the Australian market, with the opening of an office in Melbourne.
District Health Boards say that the long wait times for rest home allocation quoted in the recent NZACA report don’t take into account alternative pathways following assessment, particularly ageing in place.
The Live Stronger for Longer movement is gaining strength in communities throughout New Zealand.
With Eldernet hitting the 20 year mark, Jude Barback asks founder ELEANOR BODGER about what inspired her to set up Eldernet and the changes she’s seen since.
A new partnership between Careerforce and Hospice New Zealand has seen the development of a fit-for-purpose assessment package to help support and build a strong palliative care workforce.
The Herald's recent investigation into rest home care highlighted many cases involving pressure injuries. INsite invited the New Zealand Wound Care Society to share the best-practice principles for caregivers and clinical managers when it comes to managing pressure injuries.
Responding to the New Zealand Aged Care Association’s major new report ‘Caring for our older Kiwis’, the Home and Community Health Association believes there needs to be more emphasis on choice when it comes to discussing ageing policies.
New research released today proves that postcode healthcare is a reality for older Kiwis, due to the inconsistent approaches to residential aged care by District Health Boards.
Residential aged care providers say the Herald's investigation has latched onto isolated incidents and extrapolated them across the whole industry. Meanwhile providers are constantly striving to improve in the face of insufficient funding. By Sara Carbery.
Victoria Brown of Care Association New Zealand (CANZ) says more facilities will close if funding does not keep pace with rising costs and expectations.