A political panel at the NZACA conference did little to quell providers' concerns about pay equity and immigration issues.
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.
JUDE BARBACK says the NZACA's annual conference couldn't have come at a better time.
Editor JUDE BARBACK attends the inaugural Careerforce Workforce Development Conference Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Wellington.
Innovate or die. Evolve or perish. The general coffee-break consensus among delegates was that this was the major ‘take home’ message from this week’s Retirement Villages Association (RVA) Conference in Sydney, attended by JUDE BARBACK.
This being Money Week, it is fitting that the Dementia Auckland's annual Symposium held later this month will focus on protecting people with dementia against scams and theft.
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.
Careerforce Workforce Development Conference, 2–3 November 2015, Wellington.
A musical initiative emerged as the clear winner among the NZACA Excellence in Care Awards, presented at last night's conference dinner.
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.