The findings of the inquiry into New Zealand’s aged care sector by Labour, the Greens and Grey Power have been published. JUDE BARBACK dissects the report’s 13 recommendations.
Home and Community Health Association (HCHA) chief executive JULIE HAGGIE says the implementation of guaranteed hours has had the biggest impact on the home support sector this year.
This Gisborne Herald article discusses the need for better access to community services to support older people in their homes.
Stevenson Village would likely have been bought by a property developer had HBH Senior Living not purchased the Auckland social housing village.
People working in residential aged care, home and community support services and retirement villages are likely to encounter the death of a resident or client. Australian provider Karuna says it's ok to grieve, and suggests some coping strategies.
Following IDEA Services decision to exit from its contract for home support for people with intellectual disabilities, HealthCare NZ has announced that its specialist disability provider NZCare Disability will deliver these services when IDEA Services exits.
Home and Community Health Association chief executive Julie Haggie tells INsite she fears the recent immigration policy changes will discourage migrant workers at a...
From 1 July, care and support workers in aged care, disability care and home support will receive a pay increase as a result of the Equal Pay settlement. However, mental health support workers aren't included in the settlement, prompting unions PSA and E tū to lodge on their behalf an equal pay claim with the Employment Relations Authority.
Disability support services and mental health services were among the winners in yesterday's health Budget, which delivered a much-needed extra $3.9 billion over four years for the health sector.
One of Australia’s largest not-for-profit aged care, health and independent living providers has a new name.