Selwyn defends staff pay rates

Selwyn Foundation's Garry Smith countered an attack on Selwyn's wage rates by the Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand saying they are increasing pay rates as they can afford it.

Aged care providers gear up for ARRC contract negotiations

Aged care providers gear up for 2018/19 Age-Related Residential Care (ARRC) Services Agreement negotiations.

The Pay Equity methodology explained

MAX ROBINS, Deputy Chair of the New Zealand Aged Care Association and Chief Executive of CHT Healthcare Trust says the pay equity funding formula used to fund the residential aged care sector is "far more complex than a simple statement that there are winners and losers and therefore the methodology is unfair". Here, he outlines the funding methodology.

INsite on Radio New Zealand to discuss pay equity article

INsite's breaking story about the way the residential aged care sector has been funded has caused quite a stir. Today it featured on Radio NZ's Nine to Noon programme.

International Day of Older Persons – cause for celebration

International Day of Older Persons - which fell on 1st October - was cause for a party for home healthcare provider Pacific Homecare.

Winston watch: how NZ First could affect aged care and seniors policies

It looks like New Zealand First holds the cards to our future government. INsite looks at how the two most likely coalition scenarios could affect seniors, aged care and community support services.

Breaking news: Rest homes overfunded by $34m while others face closure

A leaked Ministry of Health document reveals pay equity funding will see some rest homes overfunded by millions while others face closure. By JUDE BARBACK.

Free shingles vaccine coming for over 65s

Pharmac has announced it is on track to fund the vaccine for shingles (herpes zoster), as early as April 2018.

Seniors policy supports Superannuation and SuperGold

National released its Seniors policy over the weekend, which included a boost of $680 a year per couple in New Zealand superannuation payments from 1 April next year.

Support workers acknowledged by their clients at Geneva’s Spring Ball

Clients with disabilities expressed their appreciation for support workers at Geneva Healthcare's annual Spring Ball.


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