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My impression: MySkill’s ‘Person-centred approach’ free training course

To celebrate World Health Day 2021, MySkill – a New Zealand-based training provider specialising in the aged care, disability, and home and community health sector – offered industry professionals the opportunity to take its ‘Person-centred approach’ online training course for free. Eldernet’s Content Creator and newest recruit, Mason Head, completed …

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Te Arai Research Group – recruiting for participants

Te Arai Research Group at the University of Auckland aim to uncover experiences of hospital visiting for patients receiving end of life care during the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Visiting policy and practice around end of life care during COVID-19 periods of restriction are the subject of several research projects currently …

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Millions of E-Cigarettes to Carry Warning in te reo Maori Under New Govt Proposals

Millions of vaping products imported into New Zealand will be required to display warning labels in te reo Maori if new Government proposals are implemented. Under the new proposals, e-cigarettes containing nicotine would be required to carry a warning label advising of the potential for addiction to the product in …

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Tim Carpenter, Encore Publics Voices Fellow, CEO and Founder of EngAGE writes on combatting isolation and loneliness as the pandemic surges on

“My shadow’s the only one that walks beside me.” Green Day, “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” I am surrounded by people, I am loved and respected, and yet I often feel lonely. I am about to turn 60, the young side of older adulthood, but I’ve experienced many of the things …

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