Pulse check: Bupa’s latest workforce development initiatives

INsite catches up with Bupa’s Managing Director Jan Adams to discuss ways that Bupa enables and empowers its staff to progress.

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.

“Humbled and honoured” – Kristine Bartlett nominated for New Zealander of the Year

Aged care worker and equal pay crusader Kristine Bartlett has been named a finalist for the 2018 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year award.

InterRAI pilot makes it easier for RNs to become assessors

A new partnership with Whitireia allows nurses to complete their interRAI assessor training as they do their Competency Assessment Programmes (CAPs).

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.

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

Day in the life of…an Activities Coordinator

INsite meets JOANNE BOTTING, an Activities Coordinator and Diversional Therapist at Walmsley House in Dunedin.

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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