Monthly Archives: May 2016

Valuing People- Living Well – thoughts from the Council of Christian Social Services Conference

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) represents services for older people provided by six churches – Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist and Salvation Army. These deliver social services at over 500 sites throughout the country – not … Continue reading

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A New Tool for Assessing Need

InterRAI stands for “International Resident Assessment Instrument” and is a non-profit organisation in over 35 countries, in which health professionals and researchers collaborate to promote evidence-based practice in health care.1 New Zealand is the first country in the world to … Continue reading

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