Residents, staff and volunteers of Resthaven Aberfoyle Park are working together to knit warm knitted blankets for the homeless.
Today as part of National Carers Week 2019 (13-19 October), Dementia Australia recognises the outstanding role that carers play in communities across the nation.
South Australian aged care provider Eldercare was awarded the ‘Rainbow Tick’ last week for its commitment to being aware, responding to and understanding the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community.
For more than 10 years, Judy and Jo have shared a special bond that goes beyond a care worker-customer relationship. Jo’s support has enabled Judy to enjoy the independent lifestyle she deserves – together they carry out activities like cleaning the house, doing the gardening, sewing repairs and shopping.
Forming connections and feeling useful are some of the results from a new playgroup established on the NSW Far South Coast at RSL LifeCare’s Albert Moore Gardens, Merimbula. Since May, the aged care home has hosted an intergenerational playgroup in which the basic human need “to give” has being realised.
The Victorian Pride Centre in collaboration with Lifeview has put a spotlight on the needs of older LGBTIQ Victorians by establishing a Foundation Partnership.
Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider was privileged to assist resident Kath Williams celebrate an incredible life milestone – her 100th birthday on Wednesday 2nd October at Bethanie Beachside in Yanchep.
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