Upon announcing her decision to step down as chief executive of the Home and Community Health Association (HCHA), Julie Haggie shares some of the highlights and challenges of the past eight years with INsite.
Sufficient suitable homes must be built for older people and others with accessibility needs when planning for social housing in the future, Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa told Homespace forum delegates yesterday. Rachel Helyer Donaldson reports.
Plans are underway to implement a new positive ageing strategy.
Louise Zacest has been appointed as Acting Chief Executive of HealthCare NZ following the resignation of chief executive Jaimes Wood.
The pay equity settlement extension to include mental health and addiction support workers will be funded on an ‘actuals’ basis, as per the home and community support services sector, until the end of September.
HealthCare NZ chief executive Jaimes Wood resigns
After years of lobbying, legislation has been amended to recognise that retirement village residents are rate payers and are entitled to apply for a rebate.
The Office for Seniors is reaching out to older New Zealanders through crosswords to mark this year’s World Elder Abuse Day on Friday.
Do the aged care and retirement village industries need to clarify their cost structures around premium rooms and aged care costs in general?
The Ombudsman is to monitor and inspect residential aged care facilities, but who will foot the cost?