News & Events

mecwacare Opening New Aged Care and Retirement Living Centre in Hoppers Crossing

on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

On 22 January, mecwacare is opening the modern, state of the art mecwacare John Atchison Centre to maximise the quality of life for people who are aged. The 101 bed aged care and retirement living centre, located at 312-318 Derrimut Road in Hoppers Crossing, extends mecwacare’s residential services into the Western suburbs of Melbourne after recent growth into regional Victoria.

Palliative Project Produces Award For BaptistCare Griffith

on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

BaptistCare Griffith has received a Palliative Care Champion award from Clare Holland House in recognition of their commitment to supporting residents to live well and manage their end of life needs.

Community Positive as Braemar Looks To Revitalise In Bicton

on Monday, January 8, 2018

The community open day hosted in late 2017 by Braemar Presbyterian Care at its property in Bicton has shown overwhelming support for the not-for-profit aged care provider’s plans for the site.

Hall & Prior Fairfield Celebrates Diversity

on Friday, January 5, 2018

Hall & Prior’s Fairfield Aged Care Home, located in the western suburbs of Sydney is not only the largest home in New South Wales but also houses the most diversity in regards to it residents. Fairfield City is located in Sydney's south western suburbs, about 32 kilometres from the Sydney GPO and is home to over two hundred thousand people. Population data from census highlights a highly cultural area consisting of Chinese, Vietnamese and Assyrian/Chaldean backgrounds as the most prominent ethnic backgrounds. As Director of Nursing, Sarah Riach explains “we care for people from all walks of life here at Fairfield."

Selfies For All Ages

on Thursday, January 4, 2018

The smartphone revolution has made the word ‘selfie’ part of the urban dictionary. However it is usually more associated with Millennials or Gen Z’s than the Silent Generation or Baby Boomers.

Lee Makes a New Start Thanks to ACH Group

on Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Diagnosed with younger onset dementia at the age of 57, Adelaide mother of three Lee Martin found herself without work and unable to drive. Afraid to go out by herself, she became isolated and depressed.

Masterplan for Juniper Rowethorpe Released

on Friday, December 22, 2017

The vision for the future of Western Australia’s largest retirement, aged care and community services precinct has been revealed with Juniper’s masterplan for the iconic Rowethorpe site open for public comment.

Bolton Clarke Centaur Memorial Throws Annual Christmas Party Concert

on Friday, December 22, 2017

Bolton Clarke's Centaur Memorial residential aged care community in Caloundra has held their annual Christmas Concert with performances from live entertainment duo The Pinkies, rockabilly dancing, children from the Sunshine Dance Academy and plus Santa delivering presents with help from family members. 

Amana Living Announces Meadow Springs Acquisition

on Friday, December 22, 2017

Leading Western Australian aged care provider, Amana Living, has announced its acquisition of Settlers Meadow Springs Retirement Village in Mandurah from the Ingenia Communities Group. 

Bethanie Tackles Social Isolation Head On In Time for Christmas

on Friday, December 22, 2017

Sadly for some – ‘tis the season to be lonely, however Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider is doing as much as it can to combat loneliness and isolation in time for this festive season.

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