Dr Beatrice Hale reports on Assoc. Professor Linda Robertson's Otago Polytechnic Professorial Lecture, which discussed a model for initiating and maintaining programmes to encourage social connections for older people.
An INsite reader is calling for more community singing groups to benefit people's mental health and wellbeing.
Upon announcing her decision to step down as chief executive of the Home and Community Health Association (HCHA), Julie Haggie shares some of the highlights and challenges of the past eight years with INsite.
The pay equity settlement extension to include mental health and addiction support workers will be funded on an ‘actuals’ basis, as per the home and community support services sector, until the end of September.
HealthCare NZ chief executive Jaimes Wood resigns
Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa will open the Homespace forum, a meeting for the home and community support services sector.
Research out of Massey University shows that older people are open to having monitoring technology at home if it allows them to remain in their own homes for longer.
Jude Barback responds to an editorial suggesting rest homes are not a good option for older people.
Recipients from the aged care and home support sectors made their way onto the Queen's Birthday Honours list this year.
JUDE BARBACK talks to several attendees of the recent Healthcare Study Tour to the Netherlands about the highlights of their trip.