The release of new National Standards for interRAI will help reduce duplication and help assessors to correctly use the assessment note fields.
A new online publication looks at the different types of dementia and its causes, as well as risk factors, diagnosis and living with dementia.
InterRAI home care assessments reveal some insights into the level of support required by people living at home with dementia.
Pharmac has announced it is on track to fund the vaccine for shingles (herpes zoster), as early as April 2018.
Older cancer patients and their caregivers often differ in their assessment of the patient’s physical abilities, with caregivers generally rating the patient’s physical function as poorer, according to a new study published in The Oncologist.
The winner of this year’s Ryman Prize says the award “signifies a sea-change” in how we perceive the health and wellbeing of older people.
Dr Kathy Peri has one of the Selwyn Foundation’s famous robotic seals on her table. “I’m giving a talk to secondary school students later, and...
Laughter Yoga sounds like a good, well, laugh. But new scientific research has confirmed its ability to boost older people's moods and lower blood pressure. According to...
In the run-up to the annual South Island Stroke Study Day, we share this story of a husband and wife who are both stroke survivors...
BEATRICE HALE and LINDA ROBERTSON discuss the need for skilled and well-trained interpreters in New Zealand's health services.