Up close and personal with… Gráinne Moss

JUDE BARBACK chats to Bupa New Zealand managing director Gráinne Moss about her new global role, the NZACA and equal pay.

Let’s snoop around… Whare Aroha Home and Hospital

My decision to select Whare Aroha for this issue’s ‘snoop around’ could possibly be seen as a lazy choice, given that it is a mere five minutes’ walk from the Rotorua Energy Events Centre, the venue for this year’s NZACA conference. Convenience aside, Whare Aroha is undoubtedly in a fantastic location, within a stone’s throw of the city centre, the lakefront, and Government Gardens.

eHealth lighting the way for New Zealand healthcare

Liam Butler interviews Graeme Osborne, Director National Health IT Board.

Simon Wallace: 2017 a year of massive change for aged care

New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) chief executive SIMON WALLACE says it has been a year of massive change, advocacy and negotiation for the aged care sector, largely due to the pay equity settlement.

Opinion: Ray Lind – the diversity of our care and support workforce

New Zealand is fortunate to have such rich cultural diversity and wealth of knowledge within our care and support workforce. In our new role assessing...

Let’s snoop around… Pacific Coast

JUDE BARBACK traipses down the road to visit the new addition to a growing village.

Let’s snoop around… Eden Lifestyle Care & Village

I feel inclined to carefully wipe my feet as I enter Oceania’s newest addition, Eden Lifestyle Care & Village, well-positioned in the heart of Auckland’s Mt Eden. It has only been open for a matter of weeks, and everything, from its perfectly decorated Christmas trees to its beautiful furnishings and deco, glistens with newness.

Opinion: gearing up for a general election

NZ Seniors Party Chairperson PAUL REA says we can expect to see MPs vying for public attention in the lead-up to the General Election this year.

“I am a boomer” – Alan Edwards on the future of aged care and...

LIAM BUTLER asks retiring Metlifecare chief executive Alan Edwards, what are some of the trends and challenges you identify for our aged care and retirement sector?

Making advance care planning accessible

Liam Butler interviews NIC McKENZIE on making Advance Care Planning accessible to older people with intellectual disabilities.


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