Wellington’s iconic Sprott House is set to be taken over by a larger provider in an effort for the independent aged care provider to remain sustainable as, like many other small providers, it struggles to keep up with costs of the pay equity legislation.
Liam Butler reviews a book that offers advice to those caring for people with dementia.
Psychiatrist of Old Age, Dr Matthew Croucher is visiting South Island District Health Boards this year to discuss ways to improve local dementia services.
A new international report highlights the urgent need for New Zealand to implement the New Zealand Framework for Dementia Care.
The Ombudsman is to monitor and inspect residential aged care facilities, but who will foot the cost?
New research looks at the number of missing people with dementia and concludes that an alert system should be applied to help monitor people with dementia who are prone to wandering
With the help of a HRC grant, researchers will investigate the impact of sleep on ageing and dementia.
New research has found potential additional benefits for people with dementia who were dispensed acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEIs), including reduced risk of stroke.
A new guide helps carers of people with dementia get through natural disasters.
JUDE BARBACK becomes a Dementia Friend as the New Zealand programme launches today.