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4 hours ago - Auckland
Thank you to the absolutely fantastic and extremely talented St Cuthbert's Senior String Orchestra "Sebastian Squad" for sharing their music with our residents at Knox this week!
4 hours ago - Auckland
Yesterday we celebrated the opening of Puriri, our beautiful new home here at Elizabeth Knox Home & Hospital! For anyone interested in finding out more information about Puriri or Elizabeth Knox in general, please give us a call- 09 523 3119
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8 hours ago
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 …
1 day ago
When a move into a care home is considered, financial concerns are often a worry. Will you have to pay for your care? If so, how much? If you have a spouse or partner what about the implications for them? You are responsible for paying for your care and where this is not possible a …
If property is owned by two or more persons as tenants in common, they are free to leave their share of the property in such manner as they choose in their Will. Where, say as a husband and wife, a family home is owned as tenants in common in equal shares, either spouse may leave a life interest in their Will to the surviving spouse. On the death of the first spouse, his or her estate will...
People who have been assessed as requiring dementia care have experienced significant memory loss and personality changes that mean they require specialised nursing care, support and supervision. For their safety they need to be cared for in a secure facility. (The term dementia which although still commonly used, is being replaced by the term ‘cognitive impairment’ which has much broa...