Posts Tagged ‘care’

Tough immigration rules impacting aged care sector

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Rest homes are starting to lose valuable workers as stricter immigration rules bite, says the Aged Care Association. Kaitaia therapist, Juliet Garcia, has worked for 10 years but can’t get residence. She’s just one example of immigration rules affecting the sector, said chief executive of the Aged Care Association, Simon Wallace. Continue reading

Achieving more important than caring

Friday, June 27th, 2014

A new study from Harvard University reveals that the message parents mean to send children about the value of empathy is being drowned out by the message we actually send: that we value achievement and happiness above all else. The Making Caring Common project at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education surveyed 10,000 middle and high school students about what was more important to Read more

You want ME to pray for you? It’s becoming more unlikely…

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Getting any kind of help from Jesus didn’t seem likely when I was propelled onto a praying exploration by my friend Marcia’s decision to go on pilgrimage. Neither did I expect preaching at a local church, an unusual experience for me these days, the preaching and the going to church, to be a tipping point. The gospel I Read more