The release of new National Standards for interRAI will help reduce duplication and help assessors to correctly use the assessment note fields.
A new resource provides easy-to-understand and easy-to-access information on dementia.
An online platform to help families and health workers in a palliative care setting has been launched globally.
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.
In this honest and confronting opinion piece, Registered Nurse ELISABETH KENNEDY explains how trying to keep on top of interRAI training led her to neglect her role and her health.
A research project makes use of interRAI data to identify social isolation and loneliness in older people.
University of Canterbury researchers at the Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research have revealed an innovative new treatment for people with swallowing impairments.
JUDE BARBACK reflects on the difficulties and benefits of incorporating technology into aged care.
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.