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1 day ago - Christchurch
AbiBird, now proudly affiliated with the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA)
1 day ago - Amberley
Adriel House has been opened for 4yrs and has proved popular with residents in the early stages of Dementia. Staff employed follow the 'Spark of Life" philosophy, that encourages residents to take their time and remain as independent as possible. They work in partnership to complete daily activities that have meaning to the resident, and this in turn leads to a homely atmosphere. The garden and farm area is slowly developing with every ones help. We have planted fruit trees,bedding plants and built 2 raised gardens that have been filled with compost and vegetables.Our farmyard is now complete with fence and gates. Joining the team laying hens in the hen houses with the odd egg or more to collect for baking or bacon and eggs for breakfast. Adriel Rest Home is about to under go renovation's in creating 3x new bedroom's, a hairdressing room and renovation of a bathroom.
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What’s in the news around NZ? In this post we cover recent articles of interest published by a variety of news organisations around NZ including NZ Herald, Otago Daily Times, Radio NZ, Stuff.co.nz, Beehive.govt.nz, Newshub. to name but a few. To access the article simply click on the link provided and you will be able to read …
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A new US study has found around half of people aged 65 to 80 wrongly believe that sleep problems were simply a result of ageing, with one in three using medication to help them sleep at night. The data from the National Poll on Healthy Aging at the University of Michigan also discovered one in 12 had …
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Generally, Retirement Village operators have designed serviced apartments (and other similar services) so that increasing (or decreasing) ‘packages’ of support can be offered as residents’ needs change. However, rather than making assumptions about your increasing need for support (and running the risk that you over look something that might be able to be addressed/treated) it is...
The Ministry of Health website provides information about residential care. Select 'Publications' from the left side menu for up to date brochures. Updated: 15/06/2015