At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. As an organisation we celebrate diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Uniting is the services and advocacy arm of the Uniting Church in NSW and ACT.

We believe choice is everything.

Uniting is the largest not-for-profit provider of aged care in New South Wales and the ACT, with more than 15,000 people in our services. We offer aged care homes, independent living, care in the home and in the community, healthy living for seniors and respite care.


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New Study Proves ‘Household Model’ Makes Aged Care Residents Feel Right at Home

on Tuesday, May 11, 2021

An independent evaluation of Uniting's Household model by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), has concluded that the model of care increases residents’ sense of choice and control in a home-like environment.

Construction Completed At Uniting Amala Offering Best-In-Class 'Household Model of Care'

on Thursday, April 29, 2021

The 8-year construction of Uniting Amala aged care home is being celebrated as an innovative model of care that aligns with recommendations from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

Residents at Uniting Peakhurst Retirement Village Celebrate 100th Birthday

on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Teacups have been clinked to celebrate Doris Wood as one of the longest serving residents at Uniting Forest Village one her 100th Birthday.

COVID-19 Vaccinations Roll Out at Uniting

on Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Residents at Uniting’s aged care services have become some of the first Australians to receive the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19. First in line yesterday, were residents at Uniting Mirinjani, the residential aged care service in Weston, ACT.

Hark the ZOOMed Angels Sing! Senior Australians in Care Celebrate Christmas with Online Carolling Event

on Thursday, December 17, 2020

Over 1000 clients from 130 viewing parties have recently participated in one of the largest online carolling sessions in history. Inspired by the stories of singing in aged care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, Uniting Lifestyle Specialist Vanessa Ogborne realised that carolling would be a fantastic boost for Uniting clients over the holiday period.

Uniting’s Redeveloped Memory Support Unit to Support Australian’s Living with Dementia

on Monday, December 14, 2020

Gerringong locals will soon be receiving further specialised support for older Australian’s living with dementia and other cognitive issues. The Uniting Boronia Gerringong redevelopment features a dedicated memory support unit, with 20 rooms for residents with dementia.

Canberra Set to Benefit from Further Dementia-Specific Support

on Friday, November 27, 2020

The construction of a third care house at Uniting Amala’s aged care home in Gordon has expanded supports for older Australians living with dementia. The third care house at the site was opened on November 12th and has increased the capacity of the aged care home to 124 beds with 40 beds in dementia-specific households.

New Uniting podcast features inspiring stories of WWII

on Monday, November 9, 2020

One of the country’s largest aged care providers is releasing a podcast series celebrating veterans in its care. Launching on the 75th anniversary of Remembrance Day, the podcast series, My Life at War, reveals the experiences of Australians in WWII, told through the eyes of veterans receiving aged care from Uniting NSW.ACT.

Digital COVID-19 art exhibition enriches lives of older Australians

on Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Uniting NSW.ACT’s ‘Art while we’re apart’ is currently showcasing over 500 art works created by around 250 people from aged care and retirement living in an innovative digital art exhibition.

A City for Seniors: First Residents Move In

on Thursday, October 22, 2020

A new development in Westmead will give senior Australians the ability to gracefully age in place as they transition to a new stage in life. The Uniting Westmead site is part of a continuum of care that will create ease of access between retirement living, wellness services, assisted living, home care and residential care.

Students Help Elderly in Northern Sydney Stay Connected Through Virtual Wellness Programs During COVID-19 Restrictions

on Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Uniting NSW.ACT has begun leading the way in virtual wellness and reablement programs for the elderly through a partnership with Western Sydney University students.

Better Than Bradman: Sarah Esplin

on Saturday, August 22, 2020

Always make sure you can help. Whether it is putting a smile on someone's face, hemming pants or sewing on a button. That's the advice of 104-year-old Uniting Farmborough resident Sarah Esplin.

New Resource Helps Tackle Homelessness Among Older Australians

on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Community organisations assisting older and more vulnerable Australians who in the past may have struggled to find stable housing will now have access to a new toolkit that helps residents access the specialist services they need. 

New Survey Reveals Needs of LGBTI Community in Aged Care

on Thursday, July 16, 2020

A survey by one of the largest not-for-profit providers of aged care in New South Wales, Uniting, has shown the biggest issues for members of the LGBTI community in relation to aged care.

Thank You: New Campaign Recognises Aged Care Workers

on Friday, June 12, 2020

Australians are being urged to thank aged care workers – the forgotten heroes of Australia’s response to the pandemic - in a new campaign launched by one of the largest not-for-profit providers of aged care, Uniting.

Letters of love: South Coast students help boost social connection during COVID-19

on Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Heartfelt letters from 15 classes at Gerringong Public School have helped to bring joy to residents of Uniting Gerringong aged care home at a time of community restrictions during COVID-19.

Help Make a Rainbow of Difference

on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Rainbow of Difference project is a ground-breaking, multi-faceted learning strategy and solution designed and developed by Uniting in consultation with, and for seniors within the LGBTI community. It was developed on behalf of the aged care sector and funded by the Department of Health.

Phoning New Friends During COVID-19

on Monday, April 27, 2020

One of the biggest challenges of the pandemic has been taking care of vulnerable people who may fall through the gaps. While there has been an understandable focus on people living in residential aged care homes, those in retirement or independent living villages are also facing challenges.

Silent Discos and Videos Bring Joy to Aged Care Residents During Covid-19 Restrictions

on Friday, April 3, 2020

Residents at four Uniting aged care homes in NSW and ACT have been benefiting from a trial of the latest technology in personalised entertainment and wellbeing. 

Uniting’s Seniors Ball 'The Greatest Spectacle on Earth'

on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Clients, family members and staff from Uniting aged care and community services across the state, celebrated NSW Seniors Festival at Uniting’s 23rd annual Seniors Ball on Friday 14th February.

Uniting and Neighbourhood Jobs Partnership to Benefit Young and Old Across Western Sydney

on Friday, December 6, 2019

Western Sydney young people, and older people who receive care in their homes, are the winners from a new partnership between Uniting and Neighbourhood Jobs. 

Lane Cove Aged Care Residents Enjoy A Trip Down Memory Lane

on Friday, November 22, 2019

A deceptively simple idea has helped a Lane Cove aged care home achieve progress with residents who live with dementia.

Join Uniting for a Journey Through Music with Vardos

on Monday, August 26, 2019

Vardos has been serenading audiences around the world since late last century. Driven by wild violin, accordion and double bass, its gypsy-folk and Romany styled song is a rare treat in contemporary concert halls.

Join World Renowned Expert Teepa Snow for a Positive Approach to Dementia Care Workshop

on Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Uniting is excited to host world leading dementia care specialist Teepa Snow at a workshop on Thursday 22 August. This is a unique opportunity for staff, caregivers and health care professionals to spend time with a world leader in dementia to learn practical ways we can support people living with dementia.

Photography Exhibition Showcasing the Positives of Ageing

on Thursday, August 8, 2019

A special photography exhibition in support of the EveryAGE Counts campaign is inviting attendees to take the pledge against ageism. The exhibition opened on Tuesday 6th August and showcases photographs of Uniting’s aged care residents from the Edina, Illowra and Ronald Coleman Lodge residences and explores what they think is the best thing about getting older.

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