The new Ryman Healthcare chief executive Gordon MacLeod is a heavy rock concert enthusiast, Holden HSV fanatic, kilt wearer, whisky connoisseur, proud Cantabrian and the head of New Zealand's biggest listed retirement business.
Contacting a retirement village is, in many instances, the first enquiry people make when thinking about the transition to assisted living.
Ahead of the upcoming RVA conference in Sydney, DAN McNELIS and his team at architect firm, Klein, took some time to consider some of the main factors affecting the aged residential sector, from a design-focused point of view.
Although Arvida is still a relative newcomer to the retirement and aged care sector, the provider appears to be progressing in leaps and bounds, with its year-end result significantly ahead of last year’s performance and its ambitious development programme that includes a conditional agreement on a site pegged for a $100 million retirement village and integrated care development.
Ryman Healthcare’s new Devonport village is set to proceed following a successful outcome to mediation talks with objectors.
Acacia Cove Retirement Village manager Bruce Cullington returned last week armed with an award from the 5th APAC Eldercare Innovation Awards 2017 held at the Ageing Asia conference in Singapore.
INsite editor, JUDE BARBACK talks to Metlifecare CEO Glen Sowry about the company's bold new approach to care, in terms of both facility design and care delivery.
Intergenerational programme brings out the best in residents and young visitors
Thanks to Vendetta Films, a handful of lucky INsite readers received tickets to see Winter at Westbeth in our recent promotion. Among the winners was Oceania’s Meadowbank Village, which intends to take a van-full to see the film while it is showing in Auckland. Fortunately for them, and others who have been waiting to see it, Winter at Westbeth hits New Zealand cinemas in just one week - on 27 April.
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.