Updated conference app will add new dimension

The RVA conference app looks set to keep things very interesting at the RVA conference in Sydney in two weeks' time.

$5000 travel prize up for grabs

The exhibitors at the RVA conference are bound to be popular with conference attendees. In addition to learning about the wide range of relevant products and services on offer to the industry, by visiting each stand, delegates have the chance to win an amazing $5000 travel prize.

RVA golf tournament set to be a good day out

RVA conference attendees are getting ready to tee off at the annual RVA golf tournament, sponsored by Programmed Property Services.

Focus on ‘mind, body and soul’ wins Acacia Cove international award

Acacia Cove Retirement Village manager Bruce Cullington returned last week armed with an award from the 5th APAC Eldercare Innovation Awards 2017 held at the Ageing Asia conference in Singapore.

Entries open for NZACA/EBOS Healthcare Excellence in Care Awards

This year marks the tenth year since the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) introduced awards of excellence for the aged residential care sector.

10 reasons not to miss this year’s RVA conference

Early Bird pricing for the Retirement Villages Association’s annual conference ends in just 10 days’ time, so we thought we’d give you 10 reasons why you should book now!

Wit and wisdom awaits at this year’s RVA conference

The Retirement Villages Association’s annual conference heads across the ditch to Sydney in June 2017. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘evolution’ and delegates will be hard-pushed to select a favourite fixture on the programme – golf tournament and gala dinner aside, naturally.

HCHA Conference: small but perfectly formed

The Home and Community Health Association's recent conference in Wellington prompted rich discussions and debate around the issues at the heart of the home and community support services sector (HCSS). JUDE BARBACK reports.

Rest home-kindy partnership wins top prize at NZACA awards

A cute robotic seal, a dementia-friendly garden makeover, a sensory room, a staff hikoi across Tongariro Crossing, a rest home café, and a partnership with a local kindergarten all featured among the finalist presentations of this year’s NZACA/EBOS Excellence in Care Awards.

Conference reports

Careerforce Workforce Development Conference, 2–3 November 2015, Wellington.


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