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Opinion: Simon Wallace – Herald rest home series not the whole picture

New Zealand Aged Care Association chief executive SIMON WALLACE says the Herald's rest home investigation series doesn't give the whole picture.

New research raises questions about rest home admissions

New international research suggests rest home admissions in low and middle-income countries are often not based on care needs, but other factors.

No signs of an ANZSCO review any time soon

Aged care providers relying on migrant workers are eager to see the review of the skills classification system ANZSCO get underway as promised. However, there is no sign of the review happening any time soon.

Kiwi finalists get ready for Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards

REBEKAH FRASER talks to the New Zealand organisations in with a chance of taking home awards at the "Oscars of Elder Care".

Opinion: Dr Merryn Gott – Caregivers are vital part of the palliative care workforce

Dr Merryn Gott argues that caregivers need to be seen explicitly as part of the palliative care workforce, requiring appropriate education, training and support.

Opinion: Brien Cree – in defence of rest homes

Radius Care Managing Director Brien Cree's blood boiled listening to residential aged care facilities take a hammering in recent talkback discussions around elder abuse. Here, he comes to the defence of rest homes.

Kristine Bartlett wins New Zealander of the Year

Aged care worker Kristine Bartlett won New Zealander of the Year for her fight alongside union E tū for equal pay for care and support workers. Her win has prompted questions about how far we have to go to fully address pay equity in New Zealand.

Aged Care Jobs – Why use a recruiter when you can apply direct?

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Selwyn extends its participatory care philosophy

The Selwyn Foundation rolls out its household layout and participatory model of care to its Papakura village with the opening of a new centre.

Employers anxious mental health worker settlement won’t be fully funded

The Government's intentions to extend the pay equity settlement to mental health and addiction support workers has been welcomed, but employers want to see the new settlement fully funded.
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