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Geneva Healthcare Welcomes IRIS to the Group

Media Release: Geneva Healthcare Welcomes IRIS to the Group
2 December 2013

Geneva Healthcare Ltd announces the recent purchase of the IRIS Ltd shareholding from the Cerebral Palsy Society of New Zealand Inc.

Further cementing their position as a leading organisation in the Healthcare Services sector, Geneva Healthcare recognised the significant homecare, rehabilitation and community living expertise of IRIS and saw the strategic opportunity to grow and secure the long-term future of these services under their management.

Josephine Wallis, Chief Executive and Founder of Geneva Healthcare Ltd says, “This investment by Geneva Healthcare is testimony to the strength and potential of the IRIS organisation, which we believe should be maintained and enhanced for the future. This new ownership gives both companies an extremely strong position in the market place, particularly with the changing tide of the healthcare services landscape.”

Geneva Healthcare, a 100% New Zealand owned and operated company, has considerable expertise and experience in the Health Sector, particularly within nursing, home and community support services. Last year they were one of only four organisations to be awarded a national contract with ACC for the provision of in-home injury rehabilitation services, after a rigorous tendering and verification process.

IRIS Ltd was born out of the Cerebral Palsy Society, an organisation created over 50 years ago by a group of parents driven to action by the lack of services and support available to children with Cerebral Palsy. Today IRIS provides a diverse range of community based services to people with a disability, injury or health concern. They employ over 1,000 team members and serve over 2,000 people.

Under the new ownership IRIS will continue to be business as usual whilst Ms Wallis takes the lead as Acting Chief Executive, ensuring the quality of care and maintaining service delivery during the integration of both organisations.

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About Geneva Healthcare

A leading light in healthcare, Geneva is proudly 100% New Zealand owned and operated. Right across our nation, we provide a wide range of services – from quality Homecare and NZQA training, through to community nursing services and complete health staffing.

Geneva Healthcare exist to care for the injured, ill, elderly and disabled people of New Zealand, and the other organisations who also support them.

Their depth and breadth of experience is unparalled in New Zealand. Geneva pride themselves on best-in-class healthcare, whether developing staffing and service solutions for a complex organisation, or helping to improve the life of an individual client.

The Geneva Healthcare Vision: “To be recognised as the highest value provider of healthcare services and solutions across New Zealand, allowing us to directly influence and improve the quality and level of care clients receive.”


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