News & Events

Anglican Care Breaks Ground in Gloucester

on Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Anglican Care recently hosted an historic ground-breaking ceremony on the site of their Gloucester Aged Care project in the presence of the Right Reverend Dr Peter Stuart, Bishop of Newcastle, Federal Member for Lyne David Gillespie, Anglican Care Chair Malcolm McDonald and CEO Colin Osborne, local dignitaries, staff and the community.

MercyCare Joins Vision for Cecil Avenue

on Monday, March 11, 2019

MercyCare has announced plans to build Perth’s first intergenerational care campus in Cannington. 

RAAFA Announces the Next Stage of Development at Bull Creek

on Thursday, March 7, 2019

RAAFA is set to plough more than $31 million into the next stage of development at its Bull Creek Air Force Memorial Estate.

How Seniors Can Stay Safe at Home

on Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Home is where the heart is, so it’s no wonder that most people want to live independently for as long as they can. Since many seniors either live at home alone or with an ageing partner, it’s important to make sure the home is not just comfortable, but also safe and secure. Even if you’re completely self-sufficient, some things just get a little harder as we get older. To help reduce the risk of accidents and falls in the home, here’s a comprehensive list from Brightwater Care of some handy home safety tips for seniors.

Arts on prescription as innovative festival kicks off for WA seniors

on Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The arts are currently on prescription for more than 1000 aged care residents and clients as the 2019 Amana Living Arts Festival continues.

St Patrick's Green Celebrates Opening of Brand New Wellbeing Rooms

on Monday, March 4, 2019

It’s been an exciting few weeks for St Patrick's Green retirement village and aged care home in Kogarah, with the opening on their beautiful wellbeing rooms. Village life can be very busy, especially when you’re out in the day, and then come home to a large community of people who enjoy getting together for regular catch-ups. While that is a beloved side of life at St Patrick's Green, sometimes it’s good to take a quiet moment to look after your own wellbeing.

Music Breaks Through For Stroke Survivor – A Former Leader In Western Australian Music Education

on Friday, March 1, 2019

Recently life for Roy Rimmer has changed dramatically. Gone are the busy creative years of the past, sadly replaced by empty frustrating days where speech and memory are uncertain, and dependence and pain are the norm. That is until Jo Wood, a volunteer classical guitarist at Bethanie Peel came along and sparked a light that seemed close to going out.

Benetas recognised as Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for 13th consecutive year

on Friday, March 1, 2019

Leading not-for-profit aged care provider Benetas has been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) with an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation for the 13th year in a row. 

Mercy Place Seniors Benefit From Talented Knitters and Natterers

on Friday, March 1, 2019

Seniors at the not-for-profit aged care home Mercy Place Edgewater are the latest beneficiaries of the talented members of the knitting club at Pearsall Hocking Community Centre.

Cameron Camp Master Class – Registrations now open!

on Thursday, February 28, 2019

Dementia Australia is the leading national provider of dementia education. As part of the peak body’s work to educate and motivate health professionals to make positive and effective changes in their practice, Dementia Australia is inviting those working within the aged care sector to take part in a unique masterclass with internationally-known research scientist in the field of ageing – Dr Cameron Camp, Director of Research, Center for Applied Research in Dementia, Ohio USA.

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