New Zealand retirement village operators, residential aged care providers and home care providers are urged to enter the 6th Asia-Pacific Elder Care Innovation Awards.
New research has dispelled the myth that baby boomers are self-indulgent. By Tamsyn Parker.
Thousands of Christmas cards are being made and written for lonely residents in New Zealand's rest homes.
Changes to the fire safety design requirement add yet another layer of compliance for aged care providers.
Home support clients are noticing the pressures on their caregivers. Is it due to pay equity, the implementation of guaranteed hours, changes to travel time or funders' expectations? The answer could be 'all of the above' suggests JUDE BARBACK.
Unsurprisingly pay equity is the main point the aged care sector wants to see addressed in next year’s Age-Related Residential Care (ARRC) Services Agreement.
Is the recent case of substandard care a one-off? Or is it indicative of a struggling sector in need of an overhaul? JUDE BARBACK looks at whether a full-scale inquiry into the rest home sector is warranted.
The new government has scrapped the pay equity bill, to the relief of union E tū.
From hoists to home theatre systems, from commode chairs to commercial ovens, aged care and retirement village providers will find everything they need at a massive aged care equipment auction in Auckland this month.
As Parkinson's Awareness Week begins, we're reminded that there is still no cure for the condition. However, research shows that specialist exercise programmes can be beneficial for people with Parkinson's.