Finding the right pathway in aged care

Glenwood Masonic Hospital Facility prides itself on giving staff the opportunity to navigate the career and training pathway that best suits them, and supporting them all the way.

Guiding principles for managing pressure injuries

The Herald's recent investigation into rest home care highlighted many cases involving pressure injuries. INsite invited the New Zealand Wound Care Society to share the best-practice principles for caregivers and clinical managers when it comes to managing pressure injuries.

ITOs partner with Iwi to increase career opportunities

Ten industry training organisations have signed an agreement with Waikato Tainui to further career opportunities for its people.

Disability not stopping Wellington Support Worker achieve her goals

Support worker Jenna Maguren shows that her disability isn't a barrier to getting trained and qualified in her role.

Aged care and home care sectors keen to improve workforce literacy

Calls for the Government to prioritise adult literacy have resonated with the aged care and community support sectors, which recognise numerous benefits of improving their workforce’s literacy skills. By REBEKAH FRASER.

Apprenticeship now recognised by Society of Diversional Therapists

The apprenticeship in Community Facilitation now meets the qualification and competency requirements for registration with the New Zealand Society of Diversional Therapists.

A caregiver’s duty that became a passion

Caregiver Filimone ‘Tukai’ Rainibogi didn’t expect that his first-hand experience supporting loved ones through difficult times would eventually lead him to a career that he can now call his passion. Over twenty years ago, while...

Brien Cree: Investing in talent

Managing Director, Radius Care BRIEN CREE says we shouldn't let a lack of formal training and qualifications get in the road of drive, initiative and a can-do approach to work.

A day in the life of…an Enrolled Nurse

Enrolled Nurse (EN) Debbie Hamlin from Christchurch says aged care needs more ENs

Getting down to business

Anne Maree Court is celebrating a milestone with one of its very own staff being the first to complete a Careerforce business programme.
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Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – You are not a number

As we embrace the New Year, Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says we should be celebrating our uniqueness and aim for a one-size-does-not-fit-all approach to your health.

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