New Zealand First supports calls from Grey Power for tougher penalties for people convicted of assaulting the elderly but also wants the Government to provide subsidised personal alarms for use in
Providing adequate funding for elderly rest home services has the National Government doing its own version of the David Campese Goosestep to try and avoid the issue.
Barbara will be attending the Caring Counts Summit. On the agenda will be to progress the recommendations in the Caring Counts report by the Human Rights Commission.
New Zealand First is demanding the Government does more than carry out random audits and monitoring to ensure elderly rest home residents are cared for properly.
Speech: Positive Ageing Forum War Memorial Centre, Miranda Street, Stratford, Taranaki Friday 22 June, 11am
It’s good to attend a forum devoted to “positive ageing”.
New Zealand First says the Government has ignored the plight of aged care workers who provide a wonderful service while battling and scrimping to survive on the minimum wage.
New Zealand First has accused the Government of a sneak attack on senior citizens by not specifically mentioning in the Budget significant changes to Aged Care.
New Zealand First says New Zealanders cannot afford to get old and sick after the Government failed to include new funding for Aged Care.
Speech: Greypower AGM Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill Wednesday 02 May 2012, 6pm.
The Government We Deserve – Who Deserves This?
Rt Hon Winston Peters has called on John Key to withdraw his time-wasting and trivial complaint to the police about the so-called teacup tape, now that it has been released via the Internet.