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3 hours ago - Timaru
Open Day Event Saturday 13 th November 1:00PM - 3:30PM Come along and join us for a personal tour around our New Supported Living Apartments, at The Croft Retirement Village 12 Park Lane Timaru Our Village Manager, Carolyn Cooper, Enliven Liaison Manager, Caro Sexton-Phillips and our team, will be delighted to meet you. Bring along your family to experience all the services we have to offer. Become part of a connected, friendly, respectful community in a safe and secure environment while maintaining your independence and freedom. Our 9 new apartments offer, modern open plan kitchen/dining/living with hideaway laundry and accessible bathroom facilities off the bedroom. 8 one bedroom , and 1 two bedroom options available We look forward to seeing you there! To find out more contact: Caro Sexton-Phillips on 0274 408 598 or 03 687 1120 The Croft Retirement Village 12 Park Lane Timaru E: Carolyn.email@example.com www.pssc.co.nz
7 hours ago - Canterbury
Free Webinar: Pain & Dementia - Common Challenges for Care Managers Learn how PainChek® supports aged care and retirement villages to enable best practice pain management in this FREE webinar. Understanding the relationship between pain & dementia is complex and poses a challenge to care managers daily. This webinar will discuss the challenges of assessing pain for people with dementia, and discover how these can be overcome with assistive technology. Pain & Dementia: common challenges for care managers Date: 1pm Wednesday 27 October (NZDT) Ideal for: facility and care managers, or senior nurses We will discuss; The most common challenges of assessing pain for people with dementia and cognitive impairments, and why accurate pain assessment and management has never been more important. Pain-related behaviors and learn how to accurately and effectively complete pain assessments using PainChek®. How to extract pain assessment insights at the provider, facility, and individual carer level using PainChek® Analytics to enhance clinical decision-making and improve the quality of care an individual receives, regardless of their diagnosis. Each webinar will also be accompanied with a live Q&A during the session. Questions may be submitted before or during the webinar. All attendees will receive a complimentary digital copy of the white paper “Pain & Dementia: Common Challenges for Care Managers.” We look forward to seeing you there. REGISTER NOW >>
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7 hours ago
Associate Professor Marama Muru-Lanning and researchers at the James Henare Māori Research Centre discuss their research looking at the experiences of kaumātua as they grow older and what it means for Māori to age well.
1 day ago
The End of Life Choice Act 2019 comes into law in New Zealand on 7 November 2021. From that date, those over 18 who experience unbearable suffering from a terminal illness will be able to legally ask for medical assistance to end their lives.
WORK & INCOME The Work and Income web site contains comprehensive information about government assistance that may be available from this department. Please note: eligibility criteria apply. The website is divided into different sections to make it easier to find your way around. Continue to follow the links in these sections to gain more comprehensive information. The more comprehensive informati...
Studies show that only a small percentage of those aged over 65 years in New Zealand live in a care home (approximately 5-6% - with some variation between cultures and ethnic groups). These figures also vary according to the age group in question i.e. the percentage of those in their 60s living in residential care is far less than those in their 90s. This means that as we age the possibility of ne...