The Ministry of Health has two options according to Switzer Residential Care general manager Jackie Simkins.
People with dementia in New Zealand have come together to release a declaration calling for acceptance and respect. By Ruby Harfield.
Important research is being launched today based on experiences of people living with dementia in an effort to support some of the country's most vulnerable residents. By Ruby Harfield.
New Zealand rest homes are struggling with rising costs and current funding shortfalls are creating an unsustainable sector.
Dementia-friendly communities, “kampong spirit”, and “befriending” programmes for older people were among initiatives outlined by Singapore health officials when they visited New Zealand in March.
Big Data now exists in New Zealand about the health of older people and researchers are being urged to use it.
A specially designed mobile phone game can detect people at risk of Alzheimer’s – according to new research.