NZACA conference: early bird finishes tomorrow

Are you registered for NZACA’s 2017 conference yet? You need to get registered today if you want to take advantage of the early bird registration price!

Opinion: Kevin Atkinson – Bigger isn’t always better

Chief Executive of Generation Homes Kevin Atkinson believes in providing housing options to retirees that meet differing tastes and differing budgets.

Precautions in place after gastro outbreak at Auckland retirement village

An Auckland retirement village accused of enforcing a "lockdown" following an outbreak of gastro has denied the claims, saying it would "never lock anyone in". Evelyn Page Retirement Village in Orewa has been dealing with...

NZ Super affordable, but pension age should rise

New Zealand’s universal pension system is worth celebrating but could do with small tweaks to the model as the population ages, finds a new report titled 'Embracing a Super model: The superannuation sky is not falling', which was released by think tank The New Zealand Initiative.

Retirement village experts to open new village in Christchurch

Ryman Healthcare co-founder John Ryder and NZACA chair Simon O’Dowd, prepare to open a new village in Christchurch with plans for more villages around the country.

Book review: Grandpa’s Noises

St John Thomas’ book takes children on an adventure with their own grandfather in a way that allows the reader to take control. The main character is not featured in the book so any child...

New falls prevention programme launched in Hawke’s Bay

Falls are the most common and costly cause of injury in older people, accounting for about 40 per cent of ACC claims for people aged between 65 and 69, and about 60 per cent of claims for those aged over 85.

Reduction of worker hours at Southland facilities challenged

The NZNO is challenging proposed staffing changes at two facilities run by Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS), saying they will reduce standards of patient care and put extra strain on nursing and care staff, and...

New respite strategy and transformed disability support system

The Government has today released a new respite strategy to transform the way people who care for a disabled family member are supported. This aligns with the transformed disability support system.

Opinion: what the pay equity settlement really means for aged care

INsite editor JUDE BARBACK reflects on what yesterday's pay equity settlement announcement means for the sectors involved.


Opinion: Dr Tracey Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key


Psychological support for the wellbeing of Frontline healthcare workers during the...

Sponsored article chnnl (pronounced channel), an app which anonymously tracks employee mental wellbeing, is helping healthcare providers across New Zealand provide psychological support for the...