Monthly Archives: October 2016

Evaluating changes to the rest home audit process

Judith Davey In New Zealand, aged residential care (ARC) providers deliver a range of services for older people – rest home, hospital, dementia and psychogeriatric care. The Ministry of Health is responsible for ensuring that ARC facilities operate in accordance … Continue reading

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The Benefits of an Epicurean Old Age

Judith Davey If we look up epicurean in the dictionary, we find definitions such as hedonistic, decadent and pleasure-seeking. An epicure is widely thought is as a sensualist with gourmet appetites. But the real Epicurus, a Greek philosopher, who lived … Continue reading

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