Tough times for rural rest homes

Tuesday 7 December 2004

Residential Care NZ says less Govt funding putting pressure on rural rest homes

By The Landlord

A group representing residential care providers predicts smaller rest homes in rural communities are facing difficult times, as Government funding dwindles.

A public meeting was held at the Pahiatua Town Hall last night to discuss the future of the Waireka Home, a 56-bed facility.

It has provided longterm hospital care for the elderly alongside its rest home services since Pahiatua Hospital closed in 1999.

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