When it comes to sexuality and intimacy in an aged care setting, how can staff balance residents’ rights with a duty of care? DR CATHERINE COOK and Associate Professor MARK HENRICKSON address a complex and sensitive topic.
LIAM BUTLER learns how iPads are transforming dementia care at Bupa’s Naomi Courts Specialised Dementia Care Home in Nelson. When Naomi Courts’ diversional therapist Maaike Faber...
Here's what you need to know about the Economic Impacts of Dementia report.
JONATHAN BOURLA reflects on the coping mechanisms people with dementia use to adjust to communal living situations.
JUDE BARBACK looks at a recent dance and dementia project that has had a lasting impact.
A new resource provides easy-to-understand and easy-to-access information on dementia.
Alzheimers New Zealand's report on the Economic Impact of Dementia suggests that new models of care are urgently needed as the number of New Zealanders living with dementia is set to increase by nearly 300 per cent to 170,000 by 2050.
The robotic baby seal that shot to fame in the Selwyn Foundation, has now expanded its colony in the South Island.
As the number of people with dementia increases year on year, we need to get better at understanding and managing challenging behaviours that can...
Concerns over aged care policy and funding decisions and their impact on standards of care have prompted the establishment of a lobby group to support those in dementia care.