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9 February 2021

Caring at home in the time of Covid

Caring at home is not easy. Communication is very important between all family members and their ...
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23 November 2020

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advance...

We have had extensive consultation with the sectors (aged residential care, home and community, d...
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20 November 2020

Care worker embraces online learning to sprint ...

“I wear my badges proudly - they give me a sense of value and a sense of achievement.”  Golden Ba...
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16 November 2020

New e-learning module helps support kaiāwhina t...

Testing is an essential part of New Zealand’s COVID-19 elimination strategy. By identifying cases...
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11 November 2020

A fresh take on apprenticeships

Jane Wenman Chief Executive | Careerforce For many people, when they think of apprenticeships and...
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14 October 2020

Life with Dementia: entrusting care of your lov...

I really dreaded the trip to the rest home. The move had been looming for months as I could no lo...
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1 October 2020

Training journey unlocks potential for Lifewise...

When Lifewise Health and Disability rolled out the Health and Wellbeing Level 4 qualification to ...
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7 September 2020

Kaiāwhina to guide the next 5-year Action Plan ...

MEDIA RELEASE 7 September 2020 The first and formative 5-year Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan 201...
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13 August 2020

Creating a career path in the aged care sector

After a few years working in hospitality, Caitlin Henderson decided to change paths heading towar...
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20 May 2020

Work placement introduced student to a niche ca...

“Diversional therapy appealed to me because it’s a great way to bring fun and enjoyment into peop...
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12 May 2020

Great mentoring is key to having great staff

“I saw the benefits tenfold, having staff trained at Careerforce Level 3”   Amberley Rest Ho...
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21 January 2020

Privilege of working with the elderly

When you feel it’s a privilege to be working with and looking after the elderly, you know you hav...
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20 September 2019

Careerforce Celebrates 25 Years

On Thursday 19 September, Careerforce celebrated its 25th anniversary. On this day, back in 1994,...
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4 July 2019

Career move for ‘stay at home’ mum paid off

As you walk towards St Matthew’s Church Hall in Masterton, you’ll see mobility scooters lined up,...
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30 May 2019

Work experience crystalised career ambitions fo...

Eighteen-year old Nanise Bulicakau, already knows her strengths and has started working towards h...
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28 May 2019

Samoan diversional therapist bringing culture t...

Samoan Diversional Therapist encourages other Pacific Island people to bring their culture to the...
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29 November 2018

West Coast assessor steps down after years of d...

Careerforce registered assessor, Frances Stapleton recently supported eight caregivers at the Ult...
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15 November 2018

Industry training is the better investment

'Via industry training, we are investing in skilled and passionate people,' says Careerforce Inte...
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12 November 2018

More employers encouraged to give young people ...

While potential solutions to the workforce shortage issues are still being discussed, this rest h...
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6 November 2018

New Employer Newsletter – Skills for Good

We’d like to introduce the first issue of our newsletter for employers – Skills for G...
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16 October 2018

Workplace literacy and numeracy unlocks employe...

When Grant Taylor, Service Manager Health & Disability at Lifewise Homecare Services, introdu...
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4 October 2018

Supporting Pathways in Aged Care

Glenwood Masonic Hospital has committed to upskilling their staff across all occupations and leve...
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26 July 2018

Volunteering a life changing experience for Ble...

Darren Best gives his 100 percent in his volunteer work at Ashwood Park Retirement Village in Ble...
5 July 2018

Call for more workers to join health and wellbe...

A shortage in care and support services is looming as the New Zealand population ages. In the nex...
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4 July 2018

Backing passion with on-the-job training

“If this was my gran, how would I want her treated? This is how I maintain my standards. If you s...
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2 July 2018

Good News – Funding of Dementia Limited Credit ...

“As we’ve seen in the new Economic Impact of Dementia report, dementia is a ticking time-bomb for...
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8 May 2018

Pooling resources for quality of Aged Care

Aged care providers in the Wairarapa are setting competition aside to pool their resources in the...
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8 February 2018

Aged care and home care sectors keen to improve...

Aged care and home care sectors keen to improve workforce literacy. More than a million working N...
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5 February 2018

Apprenticeship in Community Facilitation now re...

MEDIA RELEASE 5 Feb 2018   The New Zealand Society of Diversional Therapists welcomes a qual...
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9 January 2018

A caregiver’s duty that became a passion

Caregiver Filimone ‘Tukai’ Rainibogi didn’t expect that his first-hand experience supporting love...