Looking for help with navigating the ageing process? Feeling like you need help but not sure where to start? In this section, we breakdown concepts that are important for older people requiring care, including how an interRAI assessment works, your rights when receiving services, and the complaints process. You’ll also find resources that debunk statistics about ageing, highlight cutting edge research, and profile key concepts for aged care professionals.
Future of Health - the Five System Shifts – Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand
Jill Clendon on the importance of Nurse Practitioners – Ministry of Health - Manatū Hauora
What is ‘My Health Passport’?
‘My Health Passport’ is a booklet designed to help individuals manage their health information and improve communication between them and their healthcare providers. In New Zealand, ‘My Health Passport’ is a free service that is available to anyone who wants to use it. The primary purpose of ‘My Health Passport’...
What is acuity?
In simple terms, ‘acuity’ is a measure of how unwell a person is and how much care they need. In the world of healthcare, ‘acuity’ refers to intensity and severity of a resident’s care needs – including illness, injuries, and other health issues. Acuity helps healthcare providers assess how severe...