Dementia

The latest Where from Here handbook is out now

The release of the latest Where from Here He Ara Whakamua handbook – which covers the Upper South Island – marks more than 30 years of what is commonly referred to as the “older person’s bible.”

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HUR fitness and rehabilitation equipment making it easy for all New Zealanders to stay fit

As health and wellbeing month continues on the Eldernet Gazette, we showcase the revolutionary fitness and rehab equipment developed by HUR, which could have a huge impact on the aged-care sector in New Zealand.

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Q&A: Dr Matthew Croucher on dementia test

New Zealand has switched from one dementia screening test to another, from the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA©) to the Mini-Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination (Mini-ACE). The new cognitive screening test evaluates four main areas – orientation, memory, language and visuospatial function. It is now the recommended screening tool for use by primary …

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