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.

InterRAI progress – and a farewell

DR JUDITH DAVEY reflects on the progress that has been made during her time on the interRAI Governance Board.

“Terrifying, thought-provoking and pungent”: Day One of the NZACA conference

JUDE BARBACK reflects on the first day of the 2017 New Zealand Aged Care Association conference in Rotorua.

Advancing in interRAI

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.

Is it time for a large dose of technology disruption?

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

InterRAI pilot makes it easier for RNs to become assessors

A new partnership with Whitireia allows nurses to complete their interRAI assessor training as they do their Competency Assessment Programmes (CAPs).

Spotlight on… technology

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...

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.

Harnessing the power of data with eCase Retirement Village Software

Contacting a retirement village is, in many instances, the first enquiry people make when thinking about the transition to assisted living.

PARO the baby seal swims South

The robotic baby seal that shot to fame in the Selwyn Foundation, has now expanded its colony in the South Island.

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