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.
From hoists to home theatre systems, from commode chairs to commercial ovens, aged care and retirement village providers will find everything they need at a massive aged care equipment auction in Auckland this month.
Mental health support workers are clinging to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's pre-election assurance that mental health workers would be included in the equal pay settlement, which applies only to aged care, disability, and home support workers.
New Tauranga care facility to take on popular household format.
While the union E tū has welcomed plans to lift the minimum wage to $20 by 2021, aged care and home care providers are nervous that the increase might prove to be the last straw.
INsite looks at incoming health minister Dr David Clark's intentions for aged care.
Some providers have raised concerns that the explanation of the pay equity funding formula for residential aged care providers has not taken into account the impact of fluctuating occupancy levels. Deputy chair of the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Max Robins argues that it does.