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Healthy people, healthy planet

Fulfilling our purpose to help people and planet has never been more important.
Our commitment to sustainability starts with our purpose; helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

As a healthcare company, not only do we have an important role to play, but we have a responsibility to our customers, our people and our communities to make a positive difference.

As a global healthcare company, we’ve been looking after people’s health for over 75 years. It's becoming clearer that to look after people’s health, we also need to look after the health of our planet. Our approach to sustainability is focused on the clear links between human health and the health of the planet – and ensuring we are building a healthier future for both to thrive. 


Helping to create a dementia-friendly New Zealand

Dementia Friends Recognition M (003)

We’re really proud to be the first aged care provider to receive the national Alzheimers New Zealand Dementia Friendly Award.

The award recognises New Zealand organisations which have taken steps to improve access to services for those with dementia.

There are 70,000 New Zealanders currently living with dementia, with the number expected to increase to 170,000 by 2050 according to Alzheimers New Zealand.

We’re also part of the Dementia-Friendly Rotorua Steering Group, helping to make Rotorua New Zealand’s first dementia-friendly city.

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