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An Aged and Dementia Care Success Story: Light Amongst The Darkness Surrounding Aged Care

on Friday, March 5, 2021

Dementia is a growing challenge. We are living longer and diagnosing it better. This creates a critical need for appropriate care models for this ballooning cohort of Australians.

Residents Reap the Rewards Through Planting with a Purpose

on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Lifeview’s residents have successfully teamed with its Chefs and Gardeners to cultivate and grow fresh produce for its kitchens. Aptly titled Planting with a Purpose, the hugely popular and successful program sees residents involved in everything from germinating seedlings, to planting, tending and harvesting the produce.

Albany Seniors Join the War Against COVID-19

on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Former Royal Australian Regiment soldier Timothy D’Arcy (85) lined up to join the fight against COVID-19 on Wednesday March 3rd. Living at Baptistcare Bethel Residential Aged Care in Albany, Mr D’Arcy was among the first seniors in the Great Southern region to roll up his sleeve for the Pfizer vaccine.

When Working in Aged Care Becomes a Family Affair

on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

They may be more than 12,000km from their original home of Chile, but Mariela and Erika Ramirez have found their own unique extended family in Perth. The mother and daughter, who are both Care Partners at Baptistcare Gracewood Residential Care lovingly call the 135 seniors who live in the Salter Point facility familia.

Significant Course Correction for Fronditha Care As It Paves the Way Forward

on Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Since taking the reins just over three weeks ago, Fronditha Care's new CEO Faye Spiteri Tsolakis, has made vital inroads in recalibrating the organisation, with a focus on ensuring sustainability and an eye to future growth. In collaboration with the Board of Directors and Executive team, she is progressing a longer-term strategy for framing the way forward to turnaround the business and realign operational plans to sustain success into the future.

Federal Government Pledges Extra $425 Million to Address Issues in Aged Care

on Monday, March 1, 2021

The federal government has today dedicated almost half a billion dollars in response to 148 recommendations made in the final report of the Aged Care Royal Commission.

Benetas St George’s Resident Receives COVID-19 Vaccine at 106 Years Old

on Monday, March 1, 2021

At 106, aged care resident, Mildred Andrew, received the Pfizer vaccine at Benetas’ St George’s aged care home as part of the Australian Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination roll-out.

Five Benefits of Living in a Retirement Village

on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Is your family home feeling too large for your needs? Or maybe you want to free up some cash to enjoy your retirement? Downsizing and moving into a retirement village can be a big, but exciting decision to make. ACH Group have put together five benefits of retirement living you may not know so you can consider your options before making the move.

Mercy Place Aged Care Residents Celebrate All Types of Love

on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Whether it has lasted decades or has just been discovered, Mercy Health residents celebrated love this Valentine’s Day.

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Older Australians

on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Department of Health has put together a guide to help older Australians, including those living in residential aged care, make an informed decision about getting the vaccine for COVID-19.

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