InterRAI home care assessments reveal some insights into the level of support required by people living at home with dementia.
With September being World Alzheimer’s Month, Alan Keen an Aucklander who is living with dementia shares his experience and Beth McDougall, Bupa’s Dementia Care Advisor, outlines the top five things she’s been asked over the years.
A research project involving a partnership between a university, primary school and a rest home is helping to remove stigma associated with dementia.
The robotic baby seal that shot to fame in the Selwyn Foundation, has now expanded its colony in the South Island.
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.
Dr Kathy Peri has one of the Selwyn Foundation’s famous robotic seals on her table. “I’m giving a talk to secondary school students later, and...
Alzheimers New Zealand is putting the spotlight on dementia in the run-up to this year's election by hosting a debate with representatives from all major political parties.
The decision to make international Registered Nurse qualifications equivalent to the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 3 is proving controversial with the residential aged care sector.
Recently published guidelines can help primary healthcare professionals identify early signs of dementia.
As our population ages, the number of people with dementia is increasing, and with people staying longer in the workforce, the impact of dementia is being felt in the workplace. Alzheimers New Zealand chief executive CATHERINE HALL explains how employers can provide practical support for those who are affected.