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...

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.

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...


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