News & Events

Taking a Trip Down Memory Lane as Lives Are Celebrated at Mercy Health

on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

International Day of Older Persons on Friday 1 October will be a special time for residents at Mercy Place Mont Clare.

New Capecare CEO Appointment Provides a Homecoming

on Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Capecare has announced the appointment of Joanne Penman as the organsation’s new Chief Executive Officer. Capecare Chair Nadine Carter said Ms Penman brought to the role a wealth of experience having worked in the aged care and health sectors in senior executive, management and clinical roles over the past 20 years.

SummitCare Announce Senior Management and Board Changes

on Monday, September 20, 2021

Leading aged care provider, SummitCare, has made a series of senior appointments to set the group up for further growth. Peter Wohl who is currently the Director of SummitCare will assume the position of Chairman of the group, effective 1 October 2021. 

'Turn the Turf’ Marks Beginning of Resthaven Bellevue Heights Redevelopment

on Monday, September 20, 2021

On Friday 17 September 2021, a ‘turn the turf’ ceremony was held at Resthaven Bellevue Heights at 47 Eve Road, Bellevue Heights, to officially mark the beginning of the $25m site redevelopment.

Langwarrin Community Aged Care Residents Create Handmade Care Quilt

on Friday, September 17, 2021

Shortly after Langwarrin Community Aged Care’s official opening, a wonderful project began between a group of ladies that established a close friendship almost immediately and have cared for each other unconditionally.

NARI Awarded $1.7 Million in Grants Funding to Deliver Better Outcomes for Older Australians

on Thursday, September 16, 2021

The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) has received two funding grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council. The NHMRC’s latest round of grants, announced this week by the Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt MP, included a combined total of almost $1.7 million for two of NARI’s projects – CultureCare and IMPART.

Keeping Aged Care Residents Connected to Loved Ones

on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

For many aged care residents, aged care workers may be the only people they have seen in quite some time. Unfortunately, there are many elderly people who are not visited by family or friends, or perhaps do not have family and friends to visit them.

Planned path out of COVID-19 restrictions for vaccinated older Australians needed now

on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

As Australia gets closer to reaching 70% and 80% vaccination coverage that will allow restrictions to ease, older people are looking ahead to what a re-opening will look like for them.

Three Spring Activities to Celebrate the End of Winter

on Monday, September 13, 2021

After a long, cold winter, we are all eager to welcome spring and with that comes the warmer weather, fresh air and sunshine. There are many activities that you can do to embrace this beautiful weather and to bring some freshness to your home whether you’re living at home or in a retirement village. ACH Group have put together some fun activities for you to try this season.

Research Looks at Adults Who Have Fallen Through the Gap

on Friday, September 10, 2021

Australian-first research to prevent falls in middle-aged and younger-older adults is taking place in South Australia. The study, supported by leading aged care provider ACH Group, and led by physiotherapist Nicky Baker, is investigating the relationship between postural sway (body movement) and near falls.

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