A new report highlighting the looming aged care worker shortage calls for action from the new Government to address the problems arising from the immigration settings introduced earlier this year.
A new $14 million development to Selwyn's St Andrews Village in Cambridge sees the addition of innovative new aged care suites, social facilities and independent living apartments.
New Zealand retirement village operators, residential aged care providers and home care providers are urged to enter the 6th Asia-Pacific Elder Care Innovation Awards.
Rest homes are in a "perpetuating cycle of decline" due to the effects of the pay equity settlement. They are supported by the unions in their calls for Government to review the way their sector is funded for pay equity. By JUDE BARBACK.
Heart-broken Clown Doctors are making an appeal for $100,000 via a GiveaLittle campaign so they can keep going the charity that provides laughter to sick children and the elderly. By FIONA CASSIE.
Changes to the fire safety design requirement add yet another layer of compliance for aged care providers.
INsite asks BARBARA NEWLANDS about a typical day in aged care and the highs and lows of the job.
Industry training organisation Careerforce passes external audit with flying colours.
Unsurprisingly pay equity is the main point the aged care sector wants to see addressed in next year’s Age-Related Residential Care (ARRC) Services Agreement.
Is the recent case of substandard care a one-off? Or is it indicative of a struggling sector in need of an overhaul? JUDE BARBACK looks at whether a full-scale inquiry into the rest home sector is warranted.