Mental health support workers are clinging to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's pre-election assurance that mental health workers would be included in the equal pay settlement, which applies only to aged care, disability, and home support workers.
People working in residential aged care, home and community support services and retirement villages are likely to encounter the death of a resident or client. Australian provider Karuna says it's ok to grieve, and suggests some coping strategies.
Older cancer patients and their caregivers often differ in their assessment of the patient’s physical abilities, with caregivers generally rating the patient’s physical function as poorer, according to a new study published in The Oncologist.
Mental health support workers say it's not fair that they have been excluded from pay equity settlement.
Opposition political parties indicate their lack of support for the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill as it faces its first reading.
In response to last week's immigration policy changes, the residential aged care sector says the Government appears to be contradicting itself in terms of the value...
How can we care for ourselves better? This is one of the questions Professor Bruce Stevens will be asking delegates of The Selwyn Foundation’s Ageing...
INsite has a frank discussion with a community support worker about what the pay equity settlement agreement means to her and how its implementation...
Careerforce chief executive RAY LIND outlines why cultural competency is significant when assessing the equivalency of international nursing qualifications.
The decision to make international Registered Nurse qualifications equivalent to the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 3 is proving controversial with the residential aged care sector.