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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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.

Made With Love: Uniting Residents Knit Dolls for Sick Kids

on Thursday, July 18, 2019

A common fear heard from people moving into residential aged care is that they will become disconnected from their community. They believe they won’t get the chance to contribute in meaningful ways that bring colour and fulfillment to life. But a group of inspiring residents from Uniting Gerringong have proven the theory wrong.

Uniting Announced as the Highest Ranking LGBTI Service Provider

on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Uniting continues to build on its recognition of commitment to inclusivity and celebration of the LGBTI community. Uniting won the inaugural service provider of the year in the Health and Wellbeing Equity Index (HWEI) and retained gold employer status at the 2019 Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) awards.

Seniors Take Centre Stage in the Redevelopment of Uniting Edinglassie Village Aged Care Home

on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Uniting is set to revitalise aged care services in Emu Plains after receiving planning approval from Penrith City Council last week to redevelop its aged care home at Edinglassie Village.

Retiree Loses 18kg From Joining Uniting Senior’s Gym and Transforms His Lifestyle

on Thursday, May 31, 2018

As John Hughes stood outside his house in Potts Point, Sydney, his knees buckled, his face drooped and he felt as though he was suddenly drunk. Alarmed and aware something was incredibly wrong he called a taxi to take him to the hospital where he was diagnosed as having a stroke.

Uniting's Commitment to LGBTIQ Inclusion Recognised by Multiple Award Wins

on Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Australia’s first faith based not-for-profit organisation to receive a Rainbow Tick accreditation, Uniting, has again been recognised for its commitment to inclusivity and support for the LGBTIQ community by collecting three awards in the 2018 Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI).

91-year-old Making Waves in Northern Beaches

on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Any swimmer who has returned to the pool after some time away can tell you how amazing it feels. But for Uniting resident Don Muir, it was simply a miracle as due to a degenerative health condition he never thought he could.

Innovative Aged Care Hub Unveiled at Uniting Amala Gordon in Canberra

on Monday, April 30, 2018

Older Australians living in Canberra will now be able to access a state-of-the-art care hub specifically tailored for them.

How Uniting Helped Maureen to Walk Again

on Wednesday, March 28, 2018

It’s a scene many of us wouldn’t give a second thought to, jumping in our car and driving to a bridge club. But for Maureen Heslop it’s something that has taken months and endless energy to achieve.

Doggy Day Care at Uniting Mayflower

on Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Moving house can be a strain on anyone, but for pooch Zach, it proved harder than most. The 11-year-old miniature Labradoodle struggled when owners Brad and Sandra Johnson moved from Canberra to Gerringong and he started getting up to mischief while his owners were at work.

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