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Hitting the Road with Motor and Munch

on Friday, July 19, 2019

Geoff Eadie enjoys getting out and about, visiting his old haunts and observing how much Hobart has changed over the years. The 92-year-old has the opportunity to explore his hometown with like-minded people through Uniting AgeWell’s Motor and Munch group – aptly named because they take regular bus trips and eat together.

Twilight Aged Care Makes Winter Knitting Donation to Women’s Shelter

on Friday, July 19, 2019

Eleven blankets, eight pairs of socks, five large teddies, three small teddies, three patch-work bedspreads, two scarves, two beanies, and one pair of gloves. These were just some of the items donated by Twilight Aged Care to the Hornsby Ku Ring-Gai Women’s Shelter last month.

Lorna Revs Up to Celebrate 100th Birthday

on Thursday, July 18, 2019

Turning 100 years old usually means a quiet party enjoying a birthday cake while reading a letter from the Queen. However, for her 100th birthday Lorna Craney decided to live life in the fast lane.

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.

Aged Care Employee Day Embraced

on Thursday, July 18, 2019

To mark Australia’s Aged Care Employee Day on Wednesday 7 August, Victoria’s leading aged care provider, Benetas, will launch a new award to help recognise the exceptional work of its employees.  

You’ve Camel a Long Way: Betty's Win A Wish Ride

on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Once you get to know Betty Borwick, resident at Catholic Healthcare’s Emmaus Village in Kemps Creek, you understand why she chose a camel ride for her Win A Wish.

NAIDOC Week Celebrations at Resthaven

on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

In honour of NAIDOC Week 2019 (7-14 July), several Resthaven sites held celebrations and hosted special guests.

Braemar Gains Recognition in Industry Excellence Awards

on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Braemar Presbyterian Care has been recognised for its commitment to the aged and community care sector after being awarded a high commendation in the Innovation in Service and Design category at this year's Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) Aged Care Awards.

What the New Aged Care Quality Standards Mean for You

on Tuesday, July 16, 2019

On July 1 2019, the Aged Care Quality & Safety Commission’s new Aged Care Quality Standards came into effect, ensuring that all aged care providers in Australia provide consumers with high quality services in a safe environment.

Colin Remembers When

on Tuesday, July 16, 2019

With a shared love of books, HenderCare client, Colin and author of Australia: Remember When, Bob Byrne sat down to talk about some Australian classics.

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