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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Exposing the myths of aged care

Gone are the days where facilities would be described as smelling “like cabbage”, or you would hear of residents being restrained to keep them seated, and bed rails used to confine them to their...

Smoothing the transition to aged care

Admitting a loved one into care for the first time can be an emotionally charged experience for both the family and the new resident. However, to ensure the transition is as smooth as possible...

Are you ready for an ageing New Zealand? Part 2

Searching for care services and understanding the available care options can be a challenge for families. Here are some key criteria that will help you when looking at facilities, regardless of the care level...

Are you ready for an ageing New Zealand?

It’s a fact — New Zealanders are living longer with more complex health needs. Whatever shortcomings might occasionally be revealed in our excellent New Zealand health care system, people will continue to require care...