Westport rest home and hospital will close by March.
Research shows that older people are unaware that most people can eat eggs everyday, suggesting many are missing out on an excellent source of protein.
INsite chats to STEPHEN MURRAY, General Manager Villages & Marketing at Heritage Lifecare Limited about Heritage Lifecare’s recent expansion boom.
A Commonwealth Fund survey found older New Zealanders are in better health than older adults in the ten other countries surveyed, but a relatively high percentage of older Kiwis still face cost-related barriers to healthcare services.
E tū's Assistant National Secretary JOHN RYALL says the problems with funding the pay equity settlement should not detract from the justice of delivering higher pay for care workers.
Care Association New Zealand (CANZ) director VICTORIA BROWN says implementation of the pay equity settlement has brought many facilities to the brink of closure.
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) chief executive SIMON WALLACE says it has been a year of massive change, advocacy and negotiation for the aged care sector, largely due to the pay equity settlement.
A new approach to food preparation means residents requiring texture-modified foods don't feel like they're missing out on the real thing.
interRAI assessment data is now more accessible and hands-on thanks to the release of a new data visualisation tool.
INsite talks to Hilda Johnson-Bogaerts, Director of Selwyn Institute for Ageing and Spirituality about why it’s important for facility design to reflect the philosophy of care.