News & Events

Legion of Honour Medal for John

on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

BaptistCare Carey Gardens resident, John Bryson, was celebrated recently when he was awarded the Legion of Honour Medal in an Anzac Day ceremony at the French Embassy in Canberra.

Grandparent of the Year Awards: Nominations Now Open

on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Do you know a grandparent in your community who deserves to be recognised? Grandparents play an important role in our society – both as custodians of individual and cultural memories and as providers of care, love and guidance to their children and grandchildren

Changes to Home Care Packages: July 1st 2015

on Monday, June 29, 2015

On July 1st 2015, all Commonwealth funded home care packages will be delivered using the CDC (Consumer Directed Care) approach.

Memories in my Luggage

on Thursday, June 25, 2015

Memories in my Luggage is a travelling photographic exhibition that tells the stories of German migrants who arrived in Australia immediately before and after World War II.

Australia’s Record Breaking Housing Bubble: Time to Downsize?

on Thursday, June 25, 2015

According to a report submitted to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, “Australia is in the midst of the largest housing bubble on record.”

A First in Queensland Aged Care

on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

In a Queensland first, eight of Wesley Mission Brisbane’s 13 aged care homes have been awarded Eden in Oz & NZ™ registration. 

Wellness Centre in the Spotlight

on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Aged care provider Southern Cross Care (Vic) opened the doors of its Wellness Centre in Eaglemont to the local community on 19 June 2015 as part of the Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA)’s National Open Day to promote the positive experience of ageing.

Aged Care Organisations Chosen for Consumer-focused National Pilot Project

on Friday, June 19, 2015

CommunityWest, in conjunction with COTA Australia, has successfully recruited 10 organisations from around Australia to join the Step Forward: Create Better Together™ project.

Arcare At Home

on Friday, June 19, 2015

Arcare Home Care placement student Luke Billing was pleasantly surprised when he found that one of his clients was more technologically advanced than even he was. With the stigma associated with ageing and technology, Arcare Home Care client Walter Mair has opened the eyes of many, showing the elders of the community that technology is not to be feared and is a great resource.

Healthy Moments are Catch of the Day

on Thursday, June 18, 2015

The importance of having a positive outlet to spend time with other blokes is on the agenda at MercyCare’s McAuley House in Wembley as part of Men’s Health Week.

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