A peer mentoring programme proved to be instrumental to Tongan support worker Ainise Toupili's learning success.
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.
Editor JUDE BARBACK attends the inaugural Careerforce Workforce Development Conference Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Wellington.
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...
As populations age across the globe, the urgency to provide a framework for improved wellbeing is gaining momentum. Institutional care practices of the 20th...
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...
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.
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.
A childhood love for helping people has seen Madeleine Duley blossom in her role as Activities Assistant for Blenheim’s Redwood rest home.
There’s not many jobs where you can turn up to work dressed as an Irish bar wench without anyone batting an eyelid. But for Pauline Plewinski, her clients are more likely to hit her up for a pint.