News & Events

Dementia Awareness Month with Oxley Home Care

on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

September is Dementia Awareness Month - a campaign conducted by Alzheimer’s Australia that is all about encouraging Australians to become aware of dementia and to have a greater understanding of what it’s like for a person to live with dementia. Oxley Home Care offers a range of home care services to help those living with dementia.

Retirees Welcome New Aged Care Residents with a Special Gift

on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A knitting group has crafted a warm and friendly welcome for the first arrivals at Torquay’s newest aged care residence. Villa Maria Catholic Homes will open Star of the Sea Residential Aged Care in October, located next door to its existing retirement village in Horseshoe Bend Road.

Bethanie Gwelup Awarded ‘Best Seniors Living Project’ By Urban Development Institute of Australia

on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Bethanie, one of Western Australia’s largest and most well known not-for-profit aged care and retirement living providers recently received the prestigious Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Award for the ‘Best Seniors Living Project’ for their Bethanie Gwelup development. 

Petting Zoo Visits Talbarra

on Monday, September 18, 2017

Residents of the Bolton Clarke Talbarra residential aged care community in Waterford Logan have been treated to a special morning with a visit from a local petting zoo.

Ageing In Australia - IRT Seeks Innovative Ideas

on Monday, September 18, 2017

How can we revolutionise aged care and retirement living? That’s the question seniors’ lifestyle and care provider IRT Group is asking during its 10 week open Innovation Challenge.

Spring Has Sprung At Melbourne Aged Care Home

on Monday, September 18, 2017

Green thumbed residents and staff at Melbourne aged care home, Mercy Place Abbotsford, have welcomed the change of season with the launch of an exciting new gardening project. 

Lifeview Celebrating Victorian Seniors Festival with Free Local Events

on Monday, September 18, 2017

Lifeview Residential Care is once again celebrating the Victorian Seniors Festival by putting on free and sponsored events for local seniors in the communities in which it operates.

Dishing Up Extra Support for Older Australians at Home

on Monday, September 18, 2017

Older Australians living at home will benefit from a Turnbull Government investment of an additional $8 million in funding for meals providers through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP).

6,000 Extra High-Need Home Care Packages Released

on Friday, September 15, 2017

The Turnbull Government has announced major initiatives in home care services and improved access to the My Aged Care system, as it releases the report of the Legislated Review of Aged Care 2017.  An additional 6,000 home care packages will be made available to support more older Australians with higher care needs to remain living in the comfort of their own homes.

Happiness and Hobbies at IRT

on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

If you visit Auburn Care Centre, IRT Berala on the Park, you’re likely to be greeted by colourful paper maches created by 92-year-old resident, Michael Faris.

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