Contacting a retirement village is, in many instances, the first enquiry people make when thinking about the transition to assisted living.
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.
INsite asks MELISSA HALL what attracted her to becoming an interRAI educator and what a typical day involves.
INsite looks at how technology is transforming the services offered by retirement village operators and aged care providers. Bupa Participating in integrated electronic care plan pilot Bupa Care Services...
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.
RON EMERSON discusses ways that technology could improve healthcare for our growing ageing population.
University of Canterbury researchers at the Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research have revealed an innovative new treatment for people with swallowing impairments.
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...
JUDE BARBACK reflects on the first day of the 2017 New Zealand Aged Care Association conference in Rotorua.
The Government’s decision to accelerate the time frame for the roll-out of interRAI to all residential aged care facilities has met with mixed reactions. JUDE BARBACK looks at why there is such a strong drive for the clinical assessment tool and what it is hoped to achieve.
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