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Benetas Research Leads to a Smoother Transition Into Residential Aged Care Homes

on Thursday, December 2, 2021

A move into Residential Aged Care homes can be stressful for older people and their families, primarily because it is a significant change from living independently. Thanks to a grant from the Psyche Foundation awarded to leading aged care provider Benetas, research was conducted into how to improve the mental health of people moving into residential aged care and ease the transition for them and their loved ones.

Alison’s Wonderful Life Spanning 100 Years

on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Alison Woodroffe has seen Brisbane grow from a small town with 218,000 people to the sprawling and bustling city it is today. To say that the new centenarian loves the neighbourhood she lives in is an understatement.

Homestyle’s Innovative Rehab Gym Supports Stronger Seniors

on Tuesday, November 30, 2021

A new aged care home that aims to challenge the notion of inevitable physical decline in the elderly will soon open in Tarneit, in Melbourne’s booming outer western suburbs.

WASO Brings Intimate Concert Experience to MercyCare Kelmscott Residents

on Monday, November 29, 2021

Residents at MercyCare’s Kelmscott Residential Aged Care Home were given front row seats to an intimate classical musical performance put on by a roving string ensemble from the West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO).

Caring for the Carers Provides Much Needed Relief During Lockdown

on Friday, November 26, 2021

For couples like Peter and Kay Sword, having regular access to programs that provide respite for full-time carers means the opportunity to stay at home for longer.  Peter cares for his wife Kay (76) who suffers from Alzheimers and Dementia, and during Melbourne’s extended lockdowns, services like Benetas Hurlingham House Respite Centre in Frankston had to close.

Mornington Peninsula Welcomes New 5-Star Aged Care Residence

on Friday, November 26, 2021

Trusted Australian aged care provider, Arcare opened their new five-star residence in Balnarring on Monday 15th November, bringing state-of-the-art amenities and excellence in care to the Mornington Peninsula.

Independent Living at 100

on Friday, November 26, 2021

2021 is a significant year for Resthaven Paradise and Eastern Community clients, Mr and Mrs Tom and Una Wood, who both reach their centenarian milestones.

Use Your Experience to Upskill in Aged Care

on Friday, November 26, 2021

Did you know that you can leverage that experience and passion and caring instinct and turn it into a meaningful and fulfilling career? For many, caring for others comes naturally. An innate ability to recognise someone’s needs and an in-built desire to help them and ensure they are okay. In many instances natural carers take on a range of care responsibilities in life, including caring for elderly parents, supporting neighbours or simply helping people when they need it. 

Uniting Amala's Newest Household Wins Excellence Award for Construction

on Thursday, November 25, 2021

Richard Crookes Constructions (RCC) the builder for Uniting's Amala aged care home in Gordon has won the Special Purpose Commercial Building category of the 2021 ACT Master Builders and Asset Construction Hire Excellence Awards.

Work Gets Underway on $27 Million Wagga Wagga Aged Care Transformation

on Thursday, November 25, 2021

Work will commence this month on the redevelopment of aged care home BaptistCare Caloola Centre in Wagga Wagga, with local builder Lipman leading a locally-sourced construction team to renew the aged care centre.

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