Tag: Dementia

CTE issue hits home for McClennan family

10:35 Wed, 5 Apr

The potential impact on health of repeated blows to the head in sport has been in the news recently, with confirmation in February that rugby...

Dementia unit nears completion in Maungaturoto

10:00 Mon, 5 Jul

The brand-new dementia unit. It has been a big job for a committee of six managing the project on top of their day jobs. Pictured,...

Couples catered for in new dementia unit

10:17 Mon, 11 Jan

Some rooms have expansive views of Algies Bay. Elderly couples separated by dementia will have some comfort thanks to a new dementia unit which opened...

Summerset becomes Dementia Friendly

11:28 Mon, 29 Jun

Retirement village operator Summerset, which runs Summerset Falls in Warkworth, last month received official Dementia Friendly accreditation by Alzheimers New Zealand. The accreditation came following...

Dementia action plan

11:06 Mon, 15 Jun

A national response plan has been developed to address the rising number of people with dementia in NZ. The number diagnosed with dementia is expected...

Much-needed dementia unit underway at Maungaturoto

09:07 Tue, 18 Feb

A new dementia unit at the Riverview Resthome in Maungaturoto is just $300,000 away from raising the required $3.6 million. Maungaturoto Community Charitable Trust chair...

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