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Aged Care Channel launches in New Zealand

Aged Care Channel has recently launched in New Zealand. INsite catches up with new manager JULIE SPARKS to find out what it's all about.

Study group the way to success for Tongan support worker

A peer mentoring programme proved to be instrumental to Tongan support worker Ainise Toupili's learning success.

Making progress: workforce discussions gain momentum with each conference

JUDE BARBACK attends the Careerforce Workforce Development Conference this week and takes heart from the clear progress and direction that is being made year on year in raising the status of one of New Zealand's most under-valued workforces.

Moved to tears: celebrating the first health and wellbeing apprenticeships

Editor JUDE BARBACK attends the inaugural Careerforce Workforce Development Conference Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Wellington.

Opinion: Ray Lind – the diversity of our care and support workforce

New Zealand is fortunate to have such rich cultural diversity and wealth of knowledge within our care and support workforce. In our new role assessing...

The Eden Alternative® is changing the culture of care

As populations age across the globe, the urgency to provide a framework for improved wellbeing is gaining momentum. Institutional care practices of the 20th...

Apprentices celebrated at Careerforce Workforce Development Conference

The very first cohort of New Zealand’s Health and Wellbeing Apprentices will be celebrated in style at a graduation evening next month, as part...

Bringing accessibility and flexibility to caregiver training

Keeping on top of staff training needs is sometimes easier said than done. The realities of shift work, varying caregiver hours and busy rest home life in general can make staff education and training difficult. But thanks to digital technology, training is becoming more accessible and transportable than ever.

Community spirit in action: village-school collaboration

INsite shares how a community-focused Not-For-Profit retirement village successfully works with the local high school for the benefit of the students, resident, families, staff and wider community.

Age no barrier for diversional therapy apprentice

A childhood love for helping people has seen Madeleine Duley blossom in her role as Activities Assistant for Blenheim’s Redwood rest home.
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