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Empowering staff through education and expectations

JUDE BARBACK talks to the team at Ultimate Care Group’s Bishop Selwyn care facility in Christchurch about how an initial bid to retain staff by implementing an education programme has now become a way of life, with staff pushing the bar higher.

ITOs partner with Iwi to increase career opportunities

Ten industry training organisations have signed an agreement with Waikato Tainui to further career opportunities for its people.

Disability not stopping Wellington Support Worker achieve her goals

Support worker Jenna Maguren shows that her disability isn't a barrier to getting trained and qualified in her role.

Aged Care Jobs – Why use a recruiter when you can apply direct?

Sponsored Content It’s true, changing jobs can be daunting and overwhelming. Just the thought of preparing for the interview or resigning can invite those tummy...

Pulse check: Bupa’s latest workforce development initiatives

INsite catches up with Bupa’s Managing Director Jan Adams to discuss ways that Bupa enables and empowers its staff to progress.

Aged care and home care sectors keen to improve workforce literacy

Calls for the Government to prioritise adult literacy have resonated with the aged care and community support sectors, which recognise numerous benefits of improving their workforce’s literacy skills. By REBEKAH FRASER.

Apprenticeship now recognised by Society of Diversional Therapists

The apprenticeship in Community Facilitation now meets the qualification and competency requirements for registration with the New Zealand Society of Diversional Therapists.

“Humbled and honoured” – Kristine Bartlett nominated for New Zealander of the Year

Aged care worker and equal pay crusader Kristine Bartlett has been named a finalist for the 2018 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year award.

A caregiver’s duty that became a passion

Caregiver Filimone ‘Tukai’ Rainibogi didn’t expect that his first-hand experience supporting loved ones through difficult times would eventually lead him to a career that...

InterRAI pilot makes it easier for RNs to become assessors

A new partnership with Whitireia allows nurses to complete their interRAI assessor training as they do their Competency Assessment Programmes (CAPs).
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