A typical day in the life of… Gaye Philpott

Registered dietitian GAYE PHILPOTT gives an insight into her busy and varied workload as an independent dietitian for a number of aged care facilities. A typical...

On the soapbox… Laurie Hilsgen

Will family carers start saying “no” to providing “natural support”? asks LAURIE HILSGEN, CEO and co-founder of Carers NZ.

A typical day in the life of… Annie Schenkel

Annie Schenkel shares what she finds rewarding, inspiring, and challenging about being facility manager of Oakland Lifecare in Tauranga.

Last word… Peter Mathysson

PETER MATHYSSEN, owner and manager of Glenbrook Rest Home, gives his views on the interRAI debate between Victoria Brown and Martin Taylor, featured in the last issue of INsite.

Up close and personal… Eleanor Bodger and Esther Perriam

Eldernet mother-daughter duo shares the joys and frustrations of running Eldernet and Care Publications.

Let’s snoop around… Selwyn Wilson Carlile

JUDE BARBACK visits Selwyn Wilson Carlile Home and Hospital in Hamilton.

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… Carter House

JUDE BARBACK visits Carter House in Te Puke, Bay of Plenty.

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.

Let’s snoop around.. Te Hopai Village

JUDE BARBACK has a look around one of Wellington’s oldest and most central aged care facilities.


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