The Government's intentions to extend the pay equity settlement to mental health and addiction support workers has been welcomed, but employers want to see the new settlement fully funded.
69-year-old John McIntosh talks to Mary Anne Gill from the Life Unlimited Trust about ageing, disability and the importance of independence "for your soul".
A successful appeal against a Ministry of Health's application of the Funded Family Care policy could spell change for the policy, especially under a Government that has suggested a review is on the cards.
A Commonwealth Fund survey found older New Zealanders are in better health than older adults in the ten other countries surveyed, but a relatively high percentage of older Kiwis still face cost-related barriers to healthcare services.
A new partnership with Whitireia allows nurses to complete their interRAI assessor training as they do their Competency Assessment Programmes (CAPs).
On reflecting on 2017, Careerforce chief executive RAY LIND says the Pay Equity settlement, while welcome, has not been without its challenges.
As we approach the festive season the community’s role in supporting family carers of the dying elderly is being highlighted by Kiwi researchers who interviewed bereaved carers.
Rest homes are in a "perpetuating cycle of decline" due to the effects of the pay equity settlement. They are supported by the unions in their calls for Government to review the way their sector is funded for pay equity. By JUDE BARBACK.