Global launch of online programme for palliative care support

An online platform to help families and health workers in a palliative care setting has been launched globally.

A day in the life of an InterRAI Educator

INsite asks MELISSA HALL what attracted her to becoming an interRAI educator and what a typical day involves.

Bioengineering aids recovery for swallowing disorders

University of Canterbury researchers at the Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research have revealed an innovative new treatment for people with swallowing impairments.

Living with interRAI

In the last issue of INsite, the team at TAS offered some reassurance that the sector’s mounting concerns about interRAI would be addressed. However, a recent survey of aged care providers delivers some worrying home truths about the realities of day-to-day life with interRAI.

Tablets and tablets: when technology intersects with aged care

JUDE BARBACK reflects on the difficulties and benefits of incorporating technology into aged care.

Is it time for a large dose of technology disruption?

RON EMERSON discusses ways that technology could improve healthcare for our growing ageing population.

Healthcare in 2025: exploring new care delivery models

RON EMERSON discusses the increasing role that telehealth will play in New Zealand’s healthcare system.

BUPA boards the interRAI train

After initially taking a ‘wait-and-see’ approach to interRAI, Bupa has finally committed to a training delivery programme for the assessment tool – but on its own terms. JUDE BARBACK talks to Bupa’s Gina Langlands about her concerns surrounding the roll-out of interRAI, and why Bupa is now happy to join the interRAI party.

Flexibility welcomed in InterRAI training

While there has been some controversy around the introduction of interRAI in New Zealand residential aged care facilities, St Andrew’s Village in Glendowie, Auckland, has discovered that a flexible approach to interRAI training has made all the difference.

iPad revolution in dementia care

LIAM BUTLER learns how iPads are transforming dementia care at Bupa’s Naomi Courts Specialised Dementia Care Home in Nelson. When Naomi Courts’ diversional therapist Maaike Faber...
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