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Aged care and home support feature in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Recipients from the aged care and home support sectors made their way onto the Queen's Birthday Honours list this year.

Pay equity funding increased for rest homes – but some will continue to struggle

This year’s Age Related Residential Care (ARRC) Contract negotiations have gone some way to help protect residential aged care providers from the damaging effects of pay equity – however, with the averaging formula still in place, there will continue to be providers who suffer as a result of the settlement.

Malyon House scoops award two years running

As the 2018 Aged Advisor People’s Choice Awards are awarded, one rest home is particularly pleased their efforts have been recognized again.

‘Embracing the new normal’ the focus of this year’s NZACA conference

Registrations are now open for the New Zealand Aged Care Association’s Annual Conference 2018.

Older Kiwis most affected by cyber threats

Older Kiwis are particularly subject to cyber security breaches, according to a new report.

Top of the Pops (and Nanas)

As Young@Heart gets ready to perform the latest hit music in Christchurch, INsite finds out a bit more about New Zealand’s oldest chorus. For a chance to win a double pass – see the end of the article!

Health a Budget winner, but nothing specific for aged care or home care

Despite the lack of specific information relating to residential aged care, providers are pleased to see Budget 2018 deliver a big funding injection into health, including an extra $2.2 billion for District Health Boards (DHBs) over four years.

Discriminatory and unfair: Family carer policies under attack again

New research raises fresh concerns about family carer payment policies. The Government is investigating but change can’t come fast enough for family carers.

Ray Lind resigns as Careerforce CEO

JUDE BARBACK catches up with Careerforce’s Ray Lind, who today announced his resignation from the industry training organisation.

Budget 2018 wish lists for aged care and home support

The Australian Budget delivered funding increases for home care and residential aged care services – will the New Zealand Budget follow suit? INsite asks aged care and home support organisations what they would like to see in this year’s Budget.
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