INsite asks MELISSA HALL what attracted her to becoming an interRAI educator and what a typical day involves.
University of Canterbury researchers at the Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research have revealed an innovative new treatment for people with swallowing impairments.
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.
JUDE BARBACK reflects on the difficulties and benefits of incorporating technology into aged care.
RON EMERSON discusses ways that technology could improve healthcare for our growing ageing population.
RON EMERSON discusses the increasing role that telehealth will play in New Zealand’s healthcare system.
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.
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.
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...
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.