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.

A typical day in the life of…a village receptionist

Dawn Murphy works on reception and manages resident services for Selwyn St Andrews Village in Cambridge. INsite asks her about how she got into her role, what she loves about it and what she’d like to see changed for New Zealand’s senior citizens.

Senior playgrounds on the rise in New Zealand

Fitness parks for older people are growing in popularity overseas. Maurice Broome is keen to see more of these senior playgrounds emerge in New Zealand.

A typical day in the life of…a village manager

Andrea Allott is village manager at Bupa’s Ballarat Retirement Village in Rangiora. INsite asks her about the path she took to get into this role, what she loves about her job, and what she’d like to see change in New Zealand’s aged care and retirement industries.

Meet Labour’s new spokesperson for Health: Q&A with Dr David Clark

INsite editor Jude Barback asks Labour's new spokesperson for Health, Dr David Clark, about Labour's stance on issues relating to aged care, home health and retirement and the party's priorities when it comes to older New Zealanders.

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.

Musings on the state of aged care in New Zealand

After attending the recent NZACA and HCHA conferences, INsite editor JUDE BARBACK reflects on the collective challenges facing the residential aged care and home care sectors and what it all means.

“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?

Let’s snoop around… Rawhiti Lodge Care

JUDE BARBACK visits a small Matamata rest home close to her heart.

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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