An estimated 50,000 New Zealanders currently have dementia. By 2050, this is expected to have tripled to nearly 150,000.
Standards New Zealand is seeking feedback on an ISO proposal for a new field of technical activity on nursing services.
A new website will make it easier for New Zealanders to find rest home information, including audit summaries. It will provide a much clearer picture of how rest homes operate and the care provided to residents.