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Benetas was established in 1948 when a small group of volunteers from the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne responded to an urgent need to provide care and support to older Victorians.

More than 60 years later we now operate as a not-for-profit organisation employing over 1,400 staff and 400 volunteers. As a not-for-profit, all revenue we generate is re-directed into our services to improve the lives of our clients.

Benetas also provides home & community care services throughout Victoria.

We can respond quickly to requests for in-home care support, through our government-funded community care services or via Benetas at Home, our private service which has no waiting list.

As one of Victoria’s largest providers of day and overnight respite services, we can also support carers and families when they need to take a break.

If you’re looking for permanent residential care, vacancies are regularly available in our homes. Our mix of residential care, in–home care, respite care and housing services ensures our residents and clients can stay with us and move between our different services as and when they need them.

We also provide specialised care and expertise in dementia, palliative and culturally appropriate care for people from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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Benetas Secures Planning Approval to Transform Residential Aged Care Living for Macedon Ranges Community

on Monday, October 18, 2021

Leading aged care services provider, Benetas, will deliver a new, architecturally-designed residential aged care home for the local community following planning approval by the Macedon Ranges Shire Council.

New General Manager of Quality, Outcomes and Research Appointed to Benetas

on Friday, September 24, 2021

Leading aged care provider, Benetas has appointed Sarah McInerney as the new General Manager of Quality, Outcomes and Research, following the departure of Dr Catherine Joyce due to an interstate move.

Benetas Looks at Alternate Ways to Support Aged Care Workers

on Thursday, August 12, 2021

Victorian aged care provider Benetas, is repurposing a number of independent living units in Bendigo to provide temporary accommodation for employees struggling to pay local rent or having to commute from Melbourne to maintain their employment.

Benetas Aged Care Olympics Goes For Gold!

on Tuesday, August 10, 2021

As the Tokyo Olympics came to a close last week, Victorian aged care provider Benetas, celebrated the great joy and competitive spirit ignited as a result of their six week Olympic Torch relay which attended all 14 homes across Victoria.

Benetas Recognises Exceptional People This Aged Care Employee Day

on Friday, August 6, 2021

This Saturday 7 August is Aged Care Employee Day and Victorian aged care provider, Benetas has identified five outstanding employees to take out the third annual Benetas Aged Care Employee Day Awards, held every year to acknowledge significant contributions made by employees for the benefit of customers.

Benetas Acquires New 90 Bed Aged Care Home in Melbourne’s South East

on Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Victorian not-for-profit aged care provider, Benetas, today finalised the acquisition of Clarinda on the Park, a 90 bed aged care home in the Melbourne south east suburb of Clarinda.

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.

Older Australians Get Access to Pandemic Advice with New Multilingual Support Line

on Friday, February 12, 2021

Older Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds are set to receive tailored access to important COVID-19 health advice and aged care information as the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing launches the new multilingual COVID-19 support line this week.

Council's Jazz Lifts Spirits in Aged Care

on Thursday, December 17, 2020

Not-for-profit aged care and allied health provider Benetas welcomed Bendigo Council’s gift of jazz this week for its 50 residents to help celebrate the festive season.

Benetas Awarded for Bringing Research to Life in National Innovation Awards

on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Leading not-for-profit aged care provider, Benetas, won the Wellness and Reenablement Category for putting research into action in the national InnovAGEING 2020 awards.

Aged Care Employees Find Spirit in Song at the End of a Long Year

on Thursday, November 26, 2020

Launched this week at the Anglican aged care provider’s annual Industry Breakfast, Benetas employees raised their voices in a powerful rendition of Vanessa Amorosi’s hit song, Absolutely Everybody, to mark what can only be described as an incredibly hard year.

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.

Tackling Social Connection this Day of Older Persons

on Thursday, October 1, 2020

On the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons Benetas CEO Sandra Hills OAM calls for the community to tackle issues of social isolation and connection among older people across Australia.

The Goverment Must End the Home Care Package Waitlist

on Friday, September 25, 2020

Anglican not-for-profit aged care provider, Benetas, joins the choir of voices in Australia calling for the Australian Government to end the Home Care Package waitlist in its upcoming federal budget.

Benetas Announced As Finalist in Two Categories for Marketing Excellence Awards

on Friday, August 21, 2020

Not-for-Profit aged care provider, Benetas, was announced this week as a finalist in two categories of Australia’s most established marketing awards for both Insight Driven Marketing and Future Leader of Year.

Benetas Awards Exceptional Employees on Aged Care Employee Day

on Tuesday, August 11, 2020

As Australia recognised over 360,000 aged care workers on Aged Care Employee Day, Victorian not-for-profit aged care provider, Benetas, joined the chorus by honouring exceptional employees who’ve gone above and beyond this year.

Families Send ‘Virtual Hugs’ to Loved Ones in Aged Care

on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Not-for-profit aged care and community health provider, Benetas, has invited families and carers with loved ones in its residential aged care facilities to share messages of hope and love during this challenging time. 

New Web Series Tackles Ageing Challenges with Humour

on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Leading not-for-profit aged care provider, Benetas, today launched a humorous web series to address the daily challenges that many older Australians face in maintaining independence, particularly in the case of a partner’s death.  

Benetas recognised as Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for 14th consecutive year

on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Leading not-for-profit aged care provider Benetas has been recognised by the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) with an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation for its 14th consecutive year.

New Health Promotion Tool Supports Older Australians to Stay Active Longer

on Thursday, January 16, 2020

Leading Victorian not-for-profit age care provider, Benetas, has launched a much-needed online resource for older Australians to self-screen their physical resilience and take the steps they need to stay independent for longer. 

I’m not ageist, but…

on Tuesday, December 10, 2019

In support of International Human Rights Day, Benetas aged care provider CEO Sandra Hills OAM today called for Australians to delve into their preconceptions of older generations and challenge common stereotypes that can fuel ageism in society.

Aged Care Mural Brings Smiles From Years 11 to 100

on Thursday, October 31, 2019

Benetas Corowa Court aged care residents were recently joined by a group of 10 creative high school students to brighten the site with a wall to wall mural spanning five metres long. 

Mornington Peninsula War Veteran Awarded Victorian Senior Achiever at 98

on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Mornington Peninsula war veteran and Benetas Corowa Court Aged Care resident, Alan Moore, was awarded COTA Victorian Senior Achiever at 98 years old at yesterday's ceremony at Government House.

Provider Calls For Senior Cabinet Minister For Ageing To Deliver Leadership Required For Aged Care Sector

on Friday, October 18, 2019

Victorian aged care provider Benetas has today called for strong leadership to tackle workforce issues with a Minister for Ageing, sitting on Cabinet demonstrating a powerful commitment to Australia’s ageing popluation.

Benetas appoints General Manager Residential Services

on Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Leading not-for-profit aged care provider Benetas has announced the appointment of Ms Verity Leith as the new General Manager Residential Services.  Ms Leith comes highly regarded from Estia Health where she held the position of Regional Manager of Victoria, responsible for 28 residential aged care sites. 

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