NEWS

Medical Certificate of Cause of Death:  (HP4720) form for the death of a person over 28 days of age.  Can be completed by Doctor or Nurse Practitioner.  Can now be commpleted on line – see “getting started” on this ministry of health webpage

AgeWISE seminar 2017 presentations

  1. Smarthealth in Aged Residential Care  2) Older Persons and Rehabilitation   3) Welfare Guardian Trust   4) Volunteers Waikato  5) Virtual Health Care   6) Arthritis NZ   7) InterRAI share information   8) Online Education wound care  9) Kaumatua Mana Motuhake  10) Vulnerable older adults  11) Kaupapa: Tino Rangatiratanga

Bariatric Equipment Principles for Cost Sharing  Bariatric  needs in Age related residential care (for long-term residents funded under the ARRC agreement) can be complex especially where there are multiple co-morbidities.  The guidelines are a useful starting point for conversations with ARRC providers, clinical staff, and DHB clinicians about cost sharing for these patients.   Waikato DHB is working internally to ensure a pathway for discharge planning for people with bariatric needs that interfaces with the attached flowchart.