Useful Resources

Community Activity Groups for People Living with Dementia:

A Guide to Getting Started

Delirium resources for inpatient care in public hospitals

For aged residential care:


For more than 12 years author Angela Caughey took care of her husband who had Lewy body dementia. She is the author of the following books recommended by HOPSLA.

South Island delirium stocktake

  • South Island delirium stocktake The results of a stocktake to better understand how delirium is recognised, prevented, and managed in the South Island, across all health service settings.

Diagram – Healthy Ageing in South Island

Restorative person-centred care has been defined in the South Island in the Restorative Care guides (one for health professionals and one for consumers). The diagram illustrates how key parts fit together across health and community settings.  It cannot display all features – but does include many things that need to be present for restorative, person-centred services.

View the diagram  here

Restorative Care in the South Island

Two restorative care guides to support older people to be independent, care for themselves and interact with their community, family and whānau for as long as possible.

Restorative Care in the South Island

Consumer guide:

Health professional guide:


Restorative Care Stocktake 2017

This report summarises responses from 117 service providers across the South Island with regard to understanding to what degree restorative care has been embedded across the ontinuum of services.

View the report here

Below is a collection of websites, reports and information relating to Health of Older People:

Showcasing Aged-care nursing online resource: