Rotorua will be home to New Zealand’s first dementia village, based on the acclaimed Dutch village De Hogeweyk. JUDE BARBACK talks to Thérèse Jeffs about her vision for the village and the journey so far.
CAROLINE BARTLE says the time is right to campaign for funding to tackle loneliness as a way of moderating risk factors that delay the onset of dementia.
Bupa's GRAINNE MOSS shares sthe touching story of Bupa employee Kate Burnett and resident Mary.
CAROLINE BARTLE provides a comprehensive checklist for identifying areas of the home that could be enhanced to support and improve the quality of daily life for the individual living with dementia.
JUDE BARBACK takes a closer look at the Spark of Life approach and how it is transforming dementia care around the world, including here in New Zealand.
Colin Mathura-Jeffree tells INsite what inspired him to become Alzheimer’s New Zealand’s Champion for Dementia.
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...
CAROLINE BARTLE discusses a knowledge management strategy that helps leaders in dementia care become enablers, rather than directors.
As the number of people with dementia increases year on year, we need to get better at understanding and managing challenging behaviours that can...
CAROLINE BARTLE discusses the importance of good nutrition for people with dementia and gives some practical advice to help make meal times easier.