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Auckland DHBs Fail Resthome Residents & Providers

Friday, 4 February 2005, 12:44 am | Residential Care New Zealand

The announcement by Auckland District Health Board that it plans to cut back on residential care to save money has created an environment of fear in elderly residents and providers of rest home care. More >>

PM Promises To Address Funding Crisis

Tuesday, 1 February 2005, 5:54 pm | Residential Care New Zealand

After a decade of neglect the aged care sector today welcomed the news that funding of the elderly has become a priority for the Labour led government. More >>

Aged Care Funding Crisis Continues

Friday, 21 January 2005, 4:36 pm | Residential Care New Zealand

Methodist Mission Northern Moves Away From Running Rest Homes another Signal to the Government of Crisis in Elderly Funding More >>

Positive Moves in Addressing Elderly Funding

Monday, 20 December 2004, 5:04 pm | Residential Care New Zealand

Residential Care New Zealand welcomed the news that the government has given an extra $18 million to aged care funding so that DHBs can offer the sector a 3% increases instead of 1%. More >>

Pay Increase Will Deepen Crisis in Elderly Care

Friday, 17 December 2004, 1:34 pm | Residential Care New Zealand

Residential Care NZ welcomes the pay increase for Nurses but warns that it will further deepen the crisis in elderly care. More >>

Crisis Deepens for Aged Care in Rural Communities

Tuesday, 7 December 2004, 3:34 pm | Residential Care New Zealand

Today the Waireka Home, a 56 bed residential care facility in rural Pahiatua told residents and staff that closure might be the only option due to Government under-funding. More >>

Health Select Committee Confirms Crisis

Friday, 3 December 2004, 10:14 am | Residential Care New Zealand

Yesterday the Health Select Committee reported back to parliament on caregivers' wages. The report states, "We are concerned by evidence of chronic under-funding of the aged care and disability sectors" More >>

Aged Care Funding Crisis Deepens

Tuesday, 30 November 2004, 2:37 pm | Residential Care New Zealand

"Make no mistake; there is a direct correlation between this Governments mean spirited 1% funding offer and the Salvation Army being forced out of residential care for the elderly". More >>

New Residential Care Organisation Formed

Friday, 19 November 2004, 1:12 pm | Residential Care New Zealand

Members of Residential Care New Zealand (RCNZ) voted unanimously today to support the formation of a new organisation with New Zealand Private Hospitals Association (NZPHA) More >>

Crisis in Elderly Funding

Thursday, 18 November 2004, 4:57 pm | Residential Care New Zealand

The impending closure of Ashwood Valley Home near Dunedin is the direct result of under funding of the elderly care sector by this Labour led government. More >>

Plight Of Culverden Retirement Residents Shocks

Monday, 15 November 2004, 10:38 pm | Residential Care New Zealand

RCNZ was shocked to hear about the treatment of residents at the Culverden Care Retirement Village at the hands of Ian Anderson as reported by TV3’s 20 - 20 last night. More >>