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Auckland Masterclass: Dementia Friendly Retirement Villages – Win a Free Pass

1-day Masterclass on preparing for the dementia care needs of New Zealand’s rising ageing population Eldernet and Care Publications readers receive 15% off registration ticket to attend Taking place on 25 February in Auckland, Dutch dementia care experts together with aged care leaders from New Zealand will be driving discussions …

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Care for family carers

There are currently over 200,000 people across New Zealand who spend part of their day assisting a family member to remain in their own home, supported by visits from home care and nursing service providers like Access, who help with day-to-day chores, personal cares or nursing services. This special group …

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Hospital admission under the Mental Health (Compulsory Treatment and Assessment) Act

Liam Butler interviews Dr Anthony O’Brien RN BA MPhil (Hons) PhD FNZCMHN Liam: Anthony, can you please explain the process of compulsory hospital admission to older adult mental health services, some of the issues involved, and the rights of patients admitted involuntarily.   Anthony O’Brien From time to time older people …

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Mental health for older people..

Liam Butler interviews researcher Chris Allison about promoting mental health for Older People  Chris how can your research into Global Ageing and the Challenges and Opportunities for Nelson-Tasman and Aotearoa New Zealand be used to promote mental health for older people? Chris Allison: As people age, for instance, their demands on health systems have …

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The latest groundbreaking initiative from Aria Gardens

Following on from the phenomenal achievements of being awarded the 2014 national Excellence in Care (Community Connections) award and the WDHB Care Excellence Award for Compassionate Patient Support, Aria Gardens has recently been featured on the TV3 news programme ‘Newsworthy’ for their latest world first initiative “Creativity in the Community”.  …

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