News & Events

Braemar CEO to Present at Global Conference on Integrated Aged Care

on Friday, January 19, 2018

The Chief Executive of Perth-based Braemar Presbyterian Care will present at a global conference in Singapore next month. 

‘Front Door Project’ To Trigger Memories With Dementia Clients

on Friday, January 19, 2018

Bethanie, one of Western Australia’s leading not-for-profit aged care and retirement living providers, is constantly seeking ways in which to help their dementia residents and have come up with a unique concept to help trigger memories of the past for residents at their Bethanie Fields Aged Care Facility in Eaton.

Aurrum’s Head Chefs Experience Culinary Masterclass with Karen Martini

on Thursday, January 18, 2018

Last month Karen Martini, leading Australian Chef and Aurrum Food Ambassador held a culinary masterclass with Aurrum’s head chefs and catering staff in Victoria to train them on the new summer/spring Karen Martini menu items.

Octogenarian Volunteer Proves Age Is No Barrier

on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Who says life stops as you get older? Having worked in paid roles until she was 75 years of age, Dodi was well entitled to put up her feet. Instead she offered her time as a volunteer.

How To Get Involved with Uniting AgeWell's Music Therapy Research

on Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Do you, or someone you care for, have dementia? Music therapy may help. Uniting AgeWell has partnered with the University of Melbourne for a study into the effects of therapeutic singing groups on people with dementia living at home and their family carers.

Art Therapy and Dementia

on Tuesday, January 16, 2018

A volunteer art therapy program at Christadelphian Aged Care is focusing on the area of the brain that is often the last to be lost to dementia.

Summer Safety Advice for Seniors from Southern Cross Care

on Monday, January 15, 2018

The Australian summer is notoriously harsh, with higher temperatures posing a greater threat to the health and wellbeing of seniors in particular. This is often due to older adults being more likely to have a medical condition or use prescription medications that can impact the body’s ability to control temperature. 

Capturing Life from a Different Perspective with Just Better Care

on Friday, January 12, 2018

As the sun rises over Byron Bay, surfers paddle out beyond the break. Every now and then, a swell draws in a perfect set. From the shore, Mitch sets up his drone camera to capture bird’s eye footage as his friends ride waves back towards the beach. Watching the drone footage, Mitch can still feel the ocean pulsing through his veins.

GM People, Culture and Diversity Appointed To Drive Workforce Sustainability

on Thursday, January 11, 2018

Leading Victorian not-for-profit aged care provider Benetas has bolstered its executive team and commitment to the development of its people with the new appointment of Samira Richards to the role of General Manager People, Culture and Diversity.

Lifeview to Celebrate Marriage Equality at Midsumma

on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Lifeview Residential Care will not only be celebrating diversity and inclusion at this Sunday’s Midsumma Carnival at Alexandra Gardens, it will be celebrating marriage equality, and offering one lucky LGBTIQ couple the chance to win a wedding.

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