Catholic Homes Celebrates its Volunteers

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

The annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony was held by Catholic Homes in May to recognise the dedication of the organisation’s volunteers.

The ceremony was held at Leonda by the Yarra and is the second ceremony by the organisation to acknowledge the time and effort given by volunteers.



Bethanie Medallion Nominees Announced

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

Aged care provider Bethanie has announced their finalists for the annual ‘Bethanie Medallion’ awards. The medallion award is in its tenth year and recognises a range of individuals and organisations who deliver an exceptional standard of service within the aged care sector.

The nominees are as follows:



By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

Regis Aged Care’s Graduate Nurse Program will open from August 1, to assist students currently completing their Bachelor of Nursing to make a smooth transition into the work environment. The program is in its third year and places are being offered in Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland.


New Aged Care Facility begins Construction in Vermont South

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

A new BlueCross aged care residence has begun construction in Vermont South, which will serve the growing ageing population in the city of Whitehorse.

The new aged care residence will be built in three stages, with the first stage due to be completed in 2015.

The Whitehorse city has a growing ageing population with 17 per cent of residents currently over 65 years of age. The aged population is set to increase over the next five years and the age group is set to have the largest proportional increase by 2021 is the 85+ age group, who are forecast to increase to 5001 persons.


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