News & Events

Four-Legged Volunteers Bring a 'Bark' of Joy to Residents

on Thursday, May 19, 2022

Resthaven Paradise’s very own canine volunteer, Shadow, brings a ‘bark’ of joy to residents each week, accompanied by his owner, and Resthaven volunteer, Russell Dahms.

International Nurses Day, a Time to Celebrate at Mercy Place Mandurah

on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

International Nurses Day was hailed as a time to celebrate kindness and care at Mercy Place Mont Clare, as both staff and residents took the time to thank the nine nurses who care for seniors at the home.

Pet Therapy Gallops into Arcare Brighton

on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

A different breed of pet therapy recently trotted into the Arcare Brighton community. Rescue Miniature and Shetland ponies, Muffie and Texas were accompanied by Pakenham Rescue Ponies founder and trainer, Dean, as they spent the May morning visiting aged care residents.

Headphone Happiness at Regis Legana

on Monday, May 16, 2022

Music therapy has been aiding aged care residents at Regis Legana due to the generosity of the community. The Rotary Club of West Tamar heard about a project involving a music therapy program for people living with dementia in their Geraldton-Greenough location in Western Australia, and decided to also roll out this initiative to benefit the local community in Tasmania. 

Recognising a Lifetime of Commitment to the Community

on Friday, May 13, 2022

Volunteers young and old will be celebrated at a local Mandurah not-for-profit aged care home during Volunteer Week, which runs from Monday 16 - Sunday 22 May.

Can People Living with Dementia Vote in the 2022 Federal Election?

on Friday, May 13, 2022

If you have a family member or friend living with dementia, it is important to understand if and how they can vote in the upcoming election.

ACH Group Celebrating Contributions of Volunteers

on Thursday, May 12, 2022

When asked what inspires Deb Coligan in her volunteer role, she responds that her own experience with her father living in a residential care home has a major influence.

Making sense of RAD and DAP

By on Thursday, May 12, 2022

What is a RAD and DAP?

Advice From Mothers and Grandmothers at Arcare Aged Care

on Thursday, May 12, 2022

Arcare residents and team members around Australia celebrated Mother's Day with a touch of pink, a dose of pampering and some motherly advice to share.

Smoking Ceremony Celebrated at Regis Greenbank

on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Smoking Ceremonies have been performed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for thousands of years to cleanse people and places. Regis Greenbank was honoured to receive a spiritual blessing of the Home and the land it sits on by the Traditional Custodian of the Land, Uncle Sandy.

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