Conferences

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    Wit and wisdom awaits at this year’s RVA conference

    24 January 2017

    The Retirement Villages Association’s annual conference heads across the ditch to Sydney in June 2017. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘evolution’ and delegates will be hard-pushed to select a favourite fixture on the programme – golf tournament and gala dinner aside, naturally.

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    Local and international experts at Gerontology Conference

    30 November 2016

    Dr Chris Perkins and Dr Michal Boyd are among the experts speaking at this year’s Gerontology Nursing Conference hosted by The Selwyn Foundation at Alexandra Park in Auckland on Wednesday 7 December.

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    NZACA conference: plenty to challenge and inspire delegates

    13 October 2016

    JUDE BARBACK joined the discussions (and the disco) at the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) conference last week at Sky City in Auckland.

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    HCHA conference: small but perfectly formed

    13 October 2016

    The Home and Community Health Association's recent conference in Wellington prompted rich discussions and debate around the issues at the heart of the home and community support services sector (HCSS). JUDE BARBACK reports.

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    Musings on the state of aged care in New Zealand

    13 October 2016

    After attending the recent NZACA and HCHA conferences, INsite editor JUDE BARBACK reflects on the collective challenges facing the residential aged care and home care sectors and what it all means.

August 2016

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    Things get a bit techy at the annual RVA conference in Auckland. JUDE BARBACK reports.

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    NZACA 2016 conference

    New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) 2016 conference Theme: The pursuit of excellence – building on our strengths Where: Auckland, When: 4–6 October 2016

May 2016

March 2016

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    Conference Reports

    Careerforce Workforce Development Conference, 2–3 November 2015, Wellington

September 2015

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    ED's Letter

    Here I am, at my fourth New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) conference gala dinner. I’m positively a veteran. That’s not an award I’m holding, but a table centrepiece emblazoned with the words ‘Achieving excellence is a team game’ – a nod to this year’s dinner’s theme. As usual, people had made a real effort with their themed costumes. Sporting and super heroes, the royal family, all four ninja turtles, and even the cast of MASH were there.

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    Conference updates

    JUDE BARBACK reports on the recent New Zealand Aged Care Association Conference 2015 in Auckland and provides information on two upcoming conferences: Workforce Development Conference 2015 and NZ Dementia Summit 2015.

August 2015

May 2015

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    Meeting Report

    Home and Community Health Association’s Conference 2015 28–30 April 2015, Auckland.

March 2015

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    Conference previews

    HCHA 2015 Conference: Home & Community Health Association 2015 Conference 28–30 April 2015, Auckland and the RVA 2015 Conference: Retirement Villages Association 2015 Conference 15–17 June 2015, Melbourne