Managing Director, Radius Care BRIEN CREE says we shouldn't let a lack of formal training and qualifications get in the road of drive, initiative and a can-do approach to work.
On reflecting on 2017, Careerforce chief executive RAY LIND says the Pay Equity settlement, while welcome, has not been without its challenges
E tū's Assistant National Secretary JOHN RYALL says the problems with funding the pay equity settlement should not detract from the justice of delivering higher pay for care workers.
Care Association New Zealand (CANZ) director VICTORIA BROWN says implementation of the pay equity settlement has brought many facilities to the brink of closure.
Home and Community Health Association (HCHA) chief executive JULIE HAGGIE says the implementation of guaranteed hours has had the biggest impact on the home support sector this year.
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.
Executive director of Retirement Villages Association JOHN COLLYNS reflects on how 2017 played out for the retirement villages industry and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for 2018.
INsite asks BARBARA NEWLANDS about a typical day in aged care and the highs and lows of the job.
E Tu's John Ryall applauds the new Government for targeting low pay as a health investment.
INsite editor, JUDE BARBACK, reflects on her late grandfather's final years and how our aged care systems must flex and adapt to meet the many and varied needs of older New Zealanders.