In what is thought to be a New Zealand first, Summerset has opened a dementia care facility offering Licence to Occupy (LTO) apartments. The new centre, which is located at Summerset by the Ranges...
Almost 250 stroke service providers, stroke teams, general practitioners and practice nurses from across the South Island learnt about a wide range of stroke-specific topics at the annual South Island Stroke Study Day. The event focused on enhancing the daily practice of stroke delivery and quality care and included the management of post-stroke depression, and the transition from hospital to home.
AgedAdvisor is about to launch a new tool that allows users to compare entry ages, purchase price ranges, deferred fee models and weekly maintenance charges. However the Retirement Villages Association thinks comparing these features is not so straightforward.
The New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) has hit back at suggestions made recently in the New Zealand Nurse's Organisation's (NZNO) magazine Kai Tiaki that a "top pay rate of $26 an hour" is likely to emerge as the Equal Pay settlement for care and support workers.