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In the Media

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 …

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Humour in Politics

Humour in politics can be difficult. The humour of politicians is usually in inverse proportion to their power and ego. With Twitter many politicians fire from the lip and expose their twitishness in their twitters. Judith Collins is one who some might say got ahead of herself in the humour …

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Free Information Session…

Free Information Session  Thursday 14 August 1pm – 3pm Kumeu Community Hall  Advance Directives – Your Voice  Living Wills  What type of care do you want towards the end of your life? How do you tell others what you want them to know?  Come along and explore how to write …

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Wonderful Films Featuring Seniors – News from the NZ International Film Festival.

Good afternoon, The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) will be screening around the country during July, August and September. We have recently launched this year’s programme for Wellington and we have a number of wonderful films featuring seniors, which we wanted to bring to your attention. Alive Inside 2014 …

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It is time to stop elder abuse

  People must not turn a blind eye if they suspect an older person is being abused or neglected and Age Concern continues to spread this message.  Age Concern Canterbury’s CEO Simon Templeton says it is vital people speak out and a phone call to Age Concern is the right …

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New Zealand society of Diversional Therapists national Conference

  Keynote Speakers:   Sharon Brandford Sponsor of the IHC Successful Ageing project and encouragement of DT qualification within IHC.  Beth McDougall Beth trained as a Registered Nurse and has spent all of her career working in Aged Care, currently is the  Dementia Care Advisor for Bupa NZ. Beth is …

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Expansion for Home Care Company.

Access Homehealth has established its first Auckland base following the purchase of Howick Baptist Healthcare’s home support services. Access is not-for-profit organisation fully owned by Rural Women New Zealand. Its involvement in home support services started in the 1920s with the Bush Nursing Service and now extends to seventeen DHBs …

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Launch of the new Foodswitch app

 Given it is coming close to the festive season I thought I focus on food!Food is something that figures large in my life- I enjoy it and also as a mother of four young children I am always concerned about the content of their lunchboxes and what snack foods we …

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An Important Read For All …

Nurse Consultant, Auditor and Author Gillian Robinson shares her expertise in this newly published guide for managers and nurses working with our vulnerable elderly in aged residential care. All too often the public are shocked by news headlines of abuse or neglect to vulnerable people in care.  It is the …

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