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Resthaven Home Support Workers Make a Difference

on Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Sitting at a café in North Brighton, having a chat over coffee, it’s hard to believe that Home Support Workers, Michael and Greg, are at work – but they are! As Home Support Workers for Resthaven Community Respite Services, part of their job is to facilitate the weekly ‘Men About Town’ social group, taking a group of older gentlemen out for a range of cultural outings, followed by coffee and cake at any number of local cafés. 

Why Compliance in Aged Care is So Important

on Monday, October 26, 2020

Across Australia, every aged care provider is required to meet government regulations and standards that protect and maintain the safety, health, wellbeing and quality of life for those who use the service. 

A hand to hold for 78 years, Frank and Rena celebrate love no matter what

on Monday, October 26, 2020

Meeting as teenagers in wartime UK, Frank and Rena O’Neil celebrated their milestone 78 year wedding anniversary on Friday 23 October at Benetas’ Mornington Peninsula aged care home, Corowa Court.

A City for Seniors: First Residents Move In

on Thursday, October 22, 2020

A new development in Westmead will give senior Australians the ability to gracefully age in place as they transition to a new stage in life. The Uniting Westmead site is part of a continuum of care that will create ease of access between retirement living, wellness services, assisted living, home care and residential care.

Strong Demand for In-Home Care Driving Delivery of New In-Home Care Services in Perth

on Thursday, October 22, 2020

According to Alison Chandler, Chief Operating Officer of Just Better Care, Australia’s leading disability and aged care services provider, the organisation has experienced continued strong demand for in home care services across Australia in spite of the COVID pandemic.  

McKenzie Aged Care's ‘Seaton Stitchers’ Find a Way to Unwind

on Wednesday, October 21, 2020

There is nothing more special than seeing the deep friendships and bonds that form between aged care residents through lifestyle activities. At McKenzie Aged Care's Seaton Place facility in Queensland, one group of ladies have found a great way to connect with each other; every week they get together to knit and chat!

Southern Cross Care's North Turramurra Home a Finalist in UDIA Awards for Excellence

on Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Southern Cross Care’s (NSW & ACT) newly redeveloped North Turramurra Residential Aged Care home sets a new benchmark for the broader Aged Care industry and is now a finalist in the prestigious UDIA NSW Award for Excellence in Aged Care. The Awards are designed to highlight innovation, sustainability, industry leadership and excellence in urban development across NSW and the ACT.

Respite Care at JAPARA: the benefits of short-term aged care support

on Tuesday, October 20, 2020

When we think of the terms “aged care” or “nursing home”, we typically picture a permanent state of affairs; one that usually involves the very emotional decision to place an elderly loved one who is no longer able to care for themselves into an aged care home.

Helping More Seniors to Access Home Care Support

on Monday, October 19, 2020

Twenty-three thousand new home care packages for seniors were a feature of this year's Federal Budget, however additional support for more older Australians is required.

A Journey with Catholic Healthcare

on Monday, October 19, 2020

Yvonne’s journey with Catholic Healthcare began in 2017 as a Home Care client living at Lendlease’s Henry Kendall Gardens Retirement Village on the NSW Central Coast. As her clinical needs became more complex with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Yvonne spent a couple of weeks in respite at Our Lady of Loreto Gardens Residential Aged Care Home in Hamlyn Terrace, where she now permanently resides. Yvonne is grateful to Catholic Healthcare for the care and services she has received over the past few years. Here is her story.

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