Appeal court upholds decision in Bartlett V TerraNova case

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Employment Court’s earlier decision on the landmark pay equity case brought by caregiver Kristine Bartlett and the Service and Food Workers’ Union (SFWU) against TerraNova Homes and Care.

Devonport residents reach agreement with Ryman over new village

Ryman Healthcare’s new Devonport village is set to proceed following a successful outcome to mediation talks with objectors.

Seniors look for action on pension policy promises

A group of older New Zealanders want to see the new Government take action on making changes to overseas pensions legislation, but Minister for Seniors Tracey Martin says they need to be patient as the new Government prioritises its actions.

Simon Challies’ exit interview: “I was transformed from an accountant into someone more human”

Ryman Healthcare’s chief executive officer Simon Challies talks to INsite editor, JUDE BARBACK about how he learned to look beyond Ryman’s growth, and make people the main focus.

The new Health Minister’s plans for aged care

INsite looks at incoming health minister Dr David Clark's intentions for aged care.

Opinion: what the pay equity settlement really means for aged care

INsite editor JUDE BARBACK reflects on what yesterday's pay equity settlement announcement means for the sectors involved.

Home care sector: on the edge of crisis

The home and community support services (HCSS) sector is on the edge of crisis as it becomes clear that some businesses will need to close, services cut and redundancies made following the Government’s failure to deliver on its promise to fully fund both the pay equity settlement and the implementation of guaranteed hours. By JUDE BARBACK.

Equal pay settlement reached – caregivers wages to increase

Employees of New Zealand’s aged care, community support and disability sectors will be pleased to hear that their pay will be increasing by a substantial amount, following the much-anticipated settlement of the long-running equal pay case.

Immigration changes ignore reality: Kiwis don’t want caregiver jobs

Many rest homes rely heavily on migrant workers but Government’s new immigration policies are trying to encourage providers to employ more New Zealanders as caregivers. The problem is, Kiwis are not lining up for the jobs. JUDE BARBACK reports.

New CEO appointed for Mercy Hospice Auckland

Paul Couper has been appointed as the new chief executive for Mercy Hospice Auckland.

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