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Rockingham Centenarians Celebrate Love, Life and Happiness

on Thursday, June 3, 2021

If you’ve ever wanted to know the secret to a long and happy life, there’s four Rockingham seniors who may just have the answer. According to Baptistcare Gracehaven Residential Care residents Keith Roediger (100) Ivy Caller, (100) Leah Pearce (100) and Janis Raszobs (103), good friends and plenty of laughter are the key.

Beryl Celebrates 104th Birthday

on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Earlier this year, Anglicare’s Social and Wellness Centre in Glenhaven hosted a special birthday celebration for Beryl Winser, who turned 104! Beryl, who still lives at home with her daughter, enjoyed the high-tea birthday party with family, friends and staff.

Home Care On the Rise

on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Home care provides an elderly or disabled person the opportunity to receive care in the comfort of their home rather than moving into a care facility. Home care is highly valuable to those requiring care who want to continue living at home. It is also a valuable career choice if you’re looking for a career that makes a meaningful difference to others’ lives.

Friends for Life

on Tuesday, June 1, 2021

At Opal Healthcare's Norah Head Care Community, lifestyle coordinator Allison enjoyed a very special friendship with her wonderful meaningful mate, Norma. 

Hobbies Making Marilyn Feel at Home

on Monday, May 31, 2021

Marilyn Darrington is a bright and vibrant person – with a colourful room to match. The creative Carinity Brookfield Green resident has decorated her room at the aged care community in Brisbane with her artwork and craft pieces.

105th Birthday Celebrations

on Monday, May 31, 2021

Resthaven Paradise and Eastern Community Services client, Irene O’Shea, who celebrated her 105th birthday on 30 May, is not your average centenarian.

How to Give Your Loved Ones a Positive Palliative Care Experience

on Friday, May 28, 2021

75% of Australians would prefer to die in their home, however only 14% get the chance to. National Palliative Care Week runs from the 23rd – 29th of May this year. The week raises awareness of the importance of planning for end-of-life care, the incredible dedication of the Australians working in palliative care and the impact it has on families.

Care Runs Deep at Catholic Healthcare St Hedwig Village

on Friday, May 28, 2021

With the assistance of staff at Catholic Healthcare’s St Hedwig Village Aged Care in Blacktown, resident Hellmut Schroeder has reconnected with his long-lost sister and children in Germany.

Fútbol Scores New Friendship for Baptistcare Volunteer

on Thursday, May 27, 2021

Spanish soccer team Real Madrid have helped forge a new friendship at Baptistcare’s David Buttfield Centre Residential Care in Gwelup.

Reconciliation Takes Action

on Thursday, May 27, 2021

The theme of this year's National Reconciliation Week - 'More than a word. Reconciliation takes action' - resonates with the team at Opal Healthcare. One of the ways Opal are taking action is through their partnership with CareerTrackers, where Opal welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander interns into Opal's teams to support their tertiary studies and future careers with practical ‘in place’ learning.

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