Many in the aged care sector are concerned by the Government’s proposed changes to immigration settings. The announcement, coming hot on the heels of the pay equity settlement, spell disaster for many aged care providers who rely heavily on the migrant workforce.
A political panel at the NZACA conference did little to quell providers' concerns about pay equity and immigration issues.
Aged Care Channel has recently launched in New Zealand. INsite catches up with new manager JULIE SPARKS to find out what it's all about.
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards.
How can we care for ourselves better? This is one of the questions Professor Bruce Stevens will be asking delegates of The Selwyn Foundation’s Ageing...
The residential aged care sector has long maintained that providers should be exempt from the obligations set out in the new Food Act; however the Ministry for Primary Industries says the sector must comply with the new legislation.
Clinical and forensic psychologist and leading commentator on spiritual care and positive ageing in health and aged care environments, Professor Bruce Stevens, will speak at this year’s Ageing and Spirituality conference hosted by The Selwyn Foundation’s Selwyn Institute for Ageing and Spirituality on 1 September 2017.
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.
JUDE BARBACK looks at ongoing research into the effectiveness of a multi-disciplinary team approach in aged residential and home-based care.
The Government's pay rise for caregivers can't come fast enough for New Zealand aged care workers, reveals new research.