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Aged Residential Care Sector Welcomes $90 Million

Thursday, 28 May 2009, 5:26 pm | Healthcare Providers

Aged Residential Care Sector Welcomes $90 Million In Additional Funding The Government has made good on an election promise for an additional $90 million over four years for the Aged Residential Care sector. This is to help retain and recruit nurses and ... More >>

NZNO Scaremongering Out of Touch

Thursday, 5 March 2009, 4:06 pm | Healthcare Providers

Yesterday the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) said the aged care sector was in crisis as a spot audit regime was not in place and the government was not supporting mandated staffing ratios. More >>

Close-Up Story Not Representative Of Sector

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 12:19 pm | Healthcare Providers

The TVNZ programme Close Up targeted a residential aged-care facility they knew had problems and was not representative of the entire sector, says HealthCare Providers New Zealand. More >>

Auckland DHBs Signal Looming Crisis in Aged Care

Tuesday, 4 November 2008, 10:17 am | Healthcare Providers

The DHBs in the Auckland region have signaled they require an extra $281 million over the next five years for aged care services otherwise they will not be able to meet the demands of an ageing population. More >>

Questions Remain over Labour’s Aged Care Promise

Wednesday, 22 October 2008, 10:00 am | Healthcare Providers

New Zealand’s elderly are the winners out of both the National and Labour parties’ aged care election promises, but questions remain over Labour’s position. More >>

Aged Care Sector Welcomes National's $23 million

Monday, 20 October 2008, 1:11 pm | Healthcare Providers

HealthCare Providers New Zealand welcomes today's $18 million commitment by the National Party to support and retain aged-care nurses and the party's $5 million commitment to increase respite care. More >>

Looming Crisis in Rural Aged Care Services

Monday, 20 October 2008, 8:56 am | Healthcare Providers

The elderly in rural areas will miss out on care due to ever increasing elderly populations, rural rest home closes, and government underfunding. More >>

Elderly in Care likely to Miss Out Again

Monday, 13 October 2008, 10:20 am | Healthcare Providers

The Government, on October 1, made a windfall gain of $11 million, from the elderly in aged residential care. More >>

Leadership Needed To Prevent Crisis In Aged Care

Friday, 10 October 2008, 10:23 am | Healthcare Providers

All political parties must make firm commitments to the elderly and the aged care sector if cases of poor care for the elderly are to be avoided, such as those highlighted tonight by TVNZ More >>

Parties Must Show Leadership In Aged Care

Friday, 10 October 2008, 9:48 am | Healthcare Providers

All political parties must make firm commitments to the elderly and the aged care sector if cases of poor care for the elderly are to be avoided, such as those highlighted tonight by TVNZ . More >>

Electoral Commission Lapses into Catatonic State

Monday, 6 October 2008, 11:30 am | Healthcare Providers

The disarmingly honest admission of the Electoral Commission in its Annual Report that it cannot manage the Electoral Finance Act is of no help to those of us seeking to participate in honest public debate in this General Election, says Martin Taylor, ... More >>

Who Cares About the Elderly?

Sunday, 31 August 2008, 3:31 pm | Healthcare Providers

Today HealthCare Providers NZ (HCPNZ) launched a campaign to raise awareness on the issues facing New Zealand’s aged care sector. More >>

Cunliffe And Ryall Go Head-To-Head On Aged Care

Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 1:07 pm | Healthcare Providers

Aged residential care providers are expecting fireworks at a conference session tomorrow at 11:45 am when the current Minister of Health, Hon David Cunliffe, squares off against his aspiring successor, National Health spokesperson Tony Ryall. More >>

Aged Care Sector Anticipates Policy Promises

Monday, 11 August 2008, 11:14 am | Healthcare Providers

Aged residential care providers are anticipating policy promises to be announced at their annual conference, which will be opened by the NZ First Leader, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, at 1:45pm today. More >>

Conference Focuses On Expectations For Aged Care

Saturday, 9 August 2008, 12:36 am | Healthcare Providers

‘Balancing Expectations’ is the theme of this year’s HealthCare Providers NZ Conference, starting in Auckland on Monday. More >>

Aged Care Providers Sound Warning

Tuesday, 29 July 2008, 12:35 am | Healthcare Providers

Community-based and rural aged care providers could become a thing of the past unless they themselves are treated with care, says the industry organisation that represents them - HealthCare Providers of New Zealand. More >>

No Evidence of Systemic Problem in Aged Care

Friday, 25 July 2008, 3:33 pm | Healthcare Providers

There is no evidence of a systemic problem among the aged residential care sector, HealthCare Providers New Zealand said today. HealthCare Providers represents 80 percent of New Zealand's aged residential care sector. More >>

Northland DHB actions may cause closure

Thursday, 17 July 2008, 11:45 am | Healthcare Providers

HealthCare Providers NZ said today it was appalled by the actions of the Northland DHB that could cause Kaitaia's only private provider to close its hospital wing for the elderly. More >>

HealthCare Providers Re Bellhaven Incident

Monday, 30 June 2008, 5:00 pm | Healthcare Providers

Our sister moved into Belhaven over three years ago and has received good care to date. More >>

Caregiver Abuse of Resident Wrong

Monday, 30 June 2008, 4:01 pm | Healthcare Providers

HealthCare Providers New Zealand Inc, the over-arching organisation representing providers of aged care in the country, said today it was extremely distressed to hear of the incident at Belhaven Rest Home. More >>





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