Bolton Clarke has won further recognition for innovation in food services with a national award at The Hospitality and Lifestyle Aged Care Awards (HLACA), announced in Melbourne on 2 November.
Villa Maria Catholic Homes has spent more than 12 months introducing the Montessori practice to improve the lives of people living at their 12 aged care communities across Victoria. Staff at Villa Maria Catholic Homes' aged care residences are reporting great outcomes and were recently able to share these experiences with visitors from Singapore.
Sharon Claydon, the Federal Member for Newcastle, attended the Official Opening celebration of the state of the art aged care residence Regis Elermore Vale last week. Ms Claydon was joined by Regis' Executive General Managers Kirsty Nottle and Michelle Baker, industry providers, placement agencies, local dignitaries, residents, families and staff.
Nobody wants to be alone during the festive season, and for families with travel plans – and ageing relatives – holidays can be more challenging than carefree. But they needn’t be. Expert aged care provider Cranbrook Care’s new private in-home care service, Cranbrook at Home, has developed a bespoke solution for the silly season. Christmas at Home delivers exceptional care and companionship to seniors on the lower North Shore without the need for support of family and friends during the holidays.
In preparation for the Centenary of the Armistice, marking the end of the First World War, Resthaven Bellevue Heights Independent Retirement Living residents donated a handmade, knitted wreath of poppies to the Blackwood RSL, to be used in the RSL Remembrance Day Service on Sunday 11 November, 2018.
Over the past month, clients from the Arcare Portarlington Community have been working with Winged Horse, a local equine rescue centre.
A ground-breaking Government-supported program encouraging thousands of students to “Ask Gran, Not Google” and forge links with senior Australians is being rolled out across Australia.
For Mercy Place Lathlain resident Ivy Ballentine, Remembrance Day holds particular significance. The 99-year-old immediately joined the army during World War II, after she received news that her childhood sweetheart had been killed on HMAS Sydney. The warship was sunk in battle on 19 November 1941 off the coast of Western Australia, in what remains the most terrible loss ever suffered by the Royal Australian Navy.
Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognized not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider is delighted to announce they have chosen eight finalists to compete in their Big Bethanie Bake Off – taking place on Wednesday 14th November at Have-a-Go Day, a LiveLighter event.
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