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.

Technology in the spotlight of the NZACA conference

It was mostly about technology at the New Zealand Aged Care Association’s annual conference, held this week in Auckland.

Conference report: Retirement Villages Association (RVA), 15-17 June, ‘Opportunities and high demand’

JANET BROWN reports on the recent RVA conference in Melbourne.

Communication workshop in aged care sector an astounding success

Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector HON JO GOODHEW is impressed by Elizabeth Knox Home and Hospital’s efforts to improve social integration of migrants through its volunteer programme.

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