News & Events

Help to Stay at Home for Longer

on Monday, January 14, 2019

Warrnambool resident Gloria Smith hadn’t heard of a Home Care Package (HCP) before she secured one.  Like so many older Australians, Gloria feared declining health meant an inevitable move into aged care. Luckily, the local council referred Gloria and her partner of 29 years, Wallace McDonald, to non-profit organisation Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH), which has supported them both with a home care package for more than a year.

Students Show That Volunteering at Regis Hornsby is For Young and Old

on Friday, January 11, 2019

Stephanie, Eleana and Fiona attend a local girls’ high school in Hornsby NSW and chose to do the community service component of their Duke of Edinburgh award at Regis Hornsby.

Do I need Aged Care or Can I Still Manage at Home?

on Thursday, January 10, 2019

As you or your loved ones get older, living a safe and comfortable life at home can seem increasingly difficult. But it doesn’t have to be. People’s concerns about aged care often revolve around balancing independence with safety and health, and providers have addressed these issues with their service offerings.

Skilled Property Professional Joins Braemar

on Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Caley Burke is the new Maintenance Operations Supervisor at Braemar Presbyterian Care. Ms Burke has over 10 years’ experience working in various roles in the construction industry, in addition to experience in aged care and the not-for-profit and disability sectors. Most recently, she held the position of Maintenance Scheduler at Baptistcare.

Fronditha Care’s New Board of Directors

on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Late last year, Fronditha Care held its 41st Annual General Meeting and elected two new members, Pam Kalodimos and Aspasia Georgiou, and re-elected Paul Mavroudis to its nine-member board of directors.

South Sudanese aged care worker praised for outstanding work in Greek nursing home

on Monday, January 7, 2019

South Sudanese refugee and aged care worker, Koryom ‘Tut’ Nyuon has been thrust into the spotlight by his adoring fans – the elderly Greeks he cares for.  The softly spoken and shy personal carer at one of Fronditha Care’s Greek nursing homes took out the most prestigious employee accolade of the organisation this year, after being nominated by the residents and their relatives.

Bolton Clarke Connecting Communities through Social Media

on Monday, January 7, 2019

An online platform that shares cleaned and safety-checked aged care equipment with people who need it is fighting the war on waste and changing the life of Bolton Clarke At Home Support clients.

Taking Home Care to the Beach

on Thursday, January 3, 2019

For Bolton Clarke At Home Support client Annette, using her Home Care Package to take a trip back to her old home town of Yamba, in northern NSW, gave her new confidence.

Resthaven Murray Bridge Community Services Relocate

on Friday, December 21, 2018

From 21 December, Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services commenced working from a brand new, purpose built location at 37 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge, alongside the redeveloped residential aged care home.

Bolton Clarke’s Fairview community celebrates Christmas

on Friday, December 21, 2018

Bolton Clarke’s Fairview community at Pinjarra Hills has gone to incredible effort to successfully host three separate Christmas parties at the same time for residents, family and friends of the residential aged care site.

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