A small Southland rest home won the supreme award at last night’s New Zealand Aged Care Association’s Excellence in Care Awards ceremony.
Unless Government action is taken soon to address immigration and ANZSCO settings, New Zealand will witness an exodus of migrant aged care workers, leaving a gaping hole in New Zealand’s aged care workforce. JUDE BARBACK finds out what the hold-up is.
A world-first study reveals that over-medication increases the likelihood of older people falling and injuring themselves, which can lead to premature death.
Advocates for new accessibility legislation were pleased to hear Minister Carmel Sepuloni state that addressing accessibility barriers is a major focus moving forward.
One of the aged care sector's most popular and influential people, Eleanor Bodger, has been named a finalist in the Women of Influence Awards.
Senior Lifestyle Cuisine cooking competition put chefs from retirement villages and aged care facilities through their paces.
Older New Zealanders are one of the groups that BNZ's Closed For Good will be focussing on today.
The rest home sector has raised serious concerns about the shortage of aged care nurses as DHB-union negotiations and current immigration policy settings are likely to deter many nurses from working in aged care.
A NZ Herald article reports on the findings of an ageing study which shows that older people can and want to remain in the workforce.
Applications are open for Whakakotahi 2019, a quality improvement programme which involves the Health Quality & Safety Commission partnering with primary care teams to work on improvement projects.