In response to a growing number of complaints, the Ministry of Health is working with a number of agencies to help improve the complaints process.
Registered nurses and other staff plan to picket Auckland aged care facility Lynton Lodge Hospital over a pay offer which nurses’ union NZNO says is token and the employer says is fair.
More investment in the aged care nursing workforce is the answer to shortages, argues Monina Hernandez, not channelling migrant nurses into a specialty that may not be their preferred choice.
A Kiwi company that creates fortified food for healthy ageing has welcomed new investors on board.
The focus turns to staffing ratios in aged care nursing across the ditch.
Geneva Healthcare Clinical Psychologists Cath Hunter and Marie Young acknowledge Mental Health Awareness Week with a discussion around what is mental health and how to be aware of changes in ourselves and others.
The residential aged care sector does not support establishing an Aged Care Commission saying it would just add another layer of bureaucracy.
After fifty-five years and supporting over 250 people in achieving their national qualifications later, Whanganui nurse Ailsa Stewart is retiring.
Jude Barback picks up on a more upbeat vibe at this year's New Zealand Aged Care Association conference held this week at SkyCity in Auckland.
A small Southland rest home won the supreme award at last night’s New Zealand Aged Care Association’s Excellence in Care Awards ceremony.