Come and visit us at the NZACA conference next month
The NZACA conference theme is Aged Care in a Pandemic World with a focus on COVID-19. The conference is being held on the 17-18th of November at TSB Arena in Wellington. VCare is proud to be sponsoring the keynote speaker Michael Baker and legendary service to the Aged Residential care sector award.
VCare will also be exhibiting at the NZACA conference, and Chris and Richard from VCare will be on the stand ready to answer all of your burning questions. Come and visit stand 56 to find out more about VCare and how we can help your facility.
VCare Legendary Service to the Aged Residential Care Sector Award
VCare is proud to be sponsoring the VCare Legendary Service to the Aged Residential Care Sector award.
This award recognises the outstanding contribution of someone who has been part of the aged residential care industry for more than ten years. This person will have continuously made a difference in the lives of numerous residents and staff members. The winner of this award could be anyone from a senior manager of a large group, to care, staff, non-care staff or a volunteer in the aged residential care industry.
Michael Baker, Eliminating COVID-19 in New Zealand
Michael Baker is a public health physician and Professor of Public Health in the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago, Wellington. He is the Director of the Health Environment and Infection Research Unit (HEIRU) and a Co-Director of the Housing and Health Research Programme. Michael has long-standing research interests in infectious diseases, environmental health, and housing and health. He is an active media commentator and member of the Science Media Centre Advisory Board.
Michael is a member of the Ministry of Health’s Covid-19 Technical Advisory Group (TAG). He has taken a leading role in formulating New Zealand’s elimination strategy against this pandemic. Michael has established a programme of research on the epidemiology, prevention and control of Covid-19 in New Zealand and internationally (Co-Search) with support from the NZ Health Research Council. He has formed an international network of university researchers focused on strategies for containment and elimination of Covid-19 as a public health threat.
We look forward to seeing you there.