NZACA Media Releases

2020 Media Releases

Rest home across NZ in three-day lockdown
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Aged care nurses deliver fair pay petition to Parliament
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Petition for aged care nurse fair pay hits 10,000  | 18 June
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Aged care sector welcomes Covid-19 cluster review report | 11 June
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Campaign highlights pay inequity for aged care nurses | 5 June 2020
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Celebrating New Zealand aged care nurses on International Nurses Day | 12 May 2020
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Aged Care Association renews call for COVID-19 testing for all new resident admissions | 11 April 2020
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New aged care admissions policy for rest homes COVID-19 | 4 April 2020
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Urgent national co-ordination needed on COVID-19 to support rest homes
and retirement villages | 3 March 2020
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2019 Media Releases

NZACA/EBOS Healthcare Excellence in Care Awards 2019 winners
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Visa reforms to benefit older Kiwis in care  | 17 September 2019
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Aged Residential Care Funding Model Review a ‘reallocation exercise’  |  4 September 2019
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Aged care welcomes immigration decision on nurses  |  9 May 2019
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Cost pressures biting hard for rest home sector  |  6 May 2019
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Vocational education reforms critical to aged care  |  2 April 2019
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2018 Media Releases

Urgent action needed to address aged care nursing shortage crisis
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The New Zealand Aged Care Association strongly opposes End of Life Choice Bill
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Aged care nursing shortage crisis | 6 August 2018
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2017 Media Releases

Government’s changes to temporary work visas don’t go far enough
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Immigration policy needs to focus on NZ’s long-term labour needs
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NZ Aged Care Association welcomes pay settlement for caregivers  |  18 April 2017
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$2 billion pay equity settlement for 55,000 health care workers, Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health  | 18 April 2017
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2016 Media Releases

Fire and emergency law change could cost elderly | 14 September 2016
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Hospital proposal illustrates failure to plan for palliative care by Simon Wallace, Dominion Post, Wellington  | 7 September 2016
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Surprise $300,000 ambulance fee increase upsets aged care homes | 12 July 2016
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Aged care homes and workers encouraged to enter Awards | 11 July 2016
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NZACA welcomes NZ Health Strategy | 21 April 2016
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