Research

First report of its kind published on experience of older Māori and aged residential care

New research published today by the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) is the first of its kind to better understand, raise awareness of and start discussion about the quality of care for Māori and aged residential care (ARC).

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Exploration of loneliness and informal carer stress in older adults

Dr Rebecca Abey-Nesbit, a researcher at the University of Otago, Christchurch, has spent the past four years working as part of a team dedicated to better ageing research. In this article, Rebecca shares her research into the impacts of loneliness and carer stress on older adults.

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New Zealand academics team up to develop book series for people with dementia: PLUS WIN ALL FIVE BOOKS

Dr Sally Rimkeit (a psychogeriatrician) and Dr Gillian Claridge (an applied linguist) discuss the research that led them to develop the Dovetale Press books – a series of classic tales that have been adapted specifically for people with dementia.

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