Researchers seeking families to talk about the End of Life Care Act

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

Research Study: Experiences of the End of Life Choice 2019 Act amongst families and whānau

A group of researchers at the University of Auckland and the University of Otago are interested in improving the new assisted dying service in Aotearoa New Zealand. They are looking for participants who have supported a family member who passed away since the 7th November 2021, when the End of Life Choice Act (EOLC Act) was enacted. 

Repositioning dementia event

By Alzheimers NZ on 5/02/2020

Alzheimer's New Zealand has announced the programme for their first new one-day event Repositioning Dementia: A new start.

The inaugural event – held both in person and online – is on Thursday 23 March at the National Library of New Zealand, Wellington.

It’s the first one-day event in a new series by the organisation.

Seeking participants for research about friends

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

 Annabel Grant, a researcher at Massey University, would like to talk to people living with dementia mate wareware about their friendships 



Post-diagnostic support review

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

A new review of post-diagnostic community services for people living with dementia and their care partners has been produced to help guide New Zealand planning.