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mecwacare is Proud New Owner of Aged Care Homes on the Mornington Peninsula

on Thursday, April 2, 2020

Not-for-profit organisation mecwacare has purchased residential aged care facilities, Country Club Lodge in Safety Beach and Shoreham House in Shoreham, from Buehler Aged Care.

Keeping Spirits High At Bethanie Beachside

on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Spirits are being kept high at Bethanie Beachside in Yanchep, Perth’s most northern aged care home, with young Year 3 students from Two Rocks Primary School spreading love via handwritten messages and drawings for residents.

Carinity Continuing Care for Seniors During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

on Monday, March 30, 2020

In these uncertain times, the effects of social isolation can be particularly stressful for people living alone, including older members of the community. Queensland not-for-profit organisation Carinity is ensuring the continuity of care for seniors through its in-home care service.

Heartwarming Display of Generosity Amid Virus Panic

on Friday, March 27, 2020

The local Greek Australian community has dug deep despite the current uncertain climate to make sure our elderly don’t get left behind. Fronditha Care’s biennial Radiothon went ahead on Saturday and Sunday 21-22 March at the aged care provider’s Mulgrave offices, raising $105,360 over the two days. 

Dementia Help Sheets to Navigate Coronavirus COVID-19

on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

In response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, Dementia Australia has released four Help Sheets outlining tips for people living with dementia, carers, families and friends of people living with dementia, residential care providers and home care providers.

Families Send ‘Virtual Hugs’ to Loved Ones in Aged Care

on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Not-for-profit aged care and community health provider, Benetas, has invited families and carers with loved ones in its residential aged care facilities to share messages of hope and love during this challenging time. 

Youngsters Display Caring in the Community Amidst the Coronavirus Chaos

on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Compassion in the community is flourishing in many ways at the moment, and no more is it being acknowledged and witnessed than at Mercy Health’s MercyVille Hostel.

"Just calm down," says Jean, 105

on Monday, March 23, 2020

Jean Linehan of Resthaven Bellevue Heights, aged 105, knows all about resilience during times of crisis.

Born during the first world war in February 1915, Jean, along with thousands of older Australians, has lived through other global crises, including the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, the Great Depression, several wars, epidemics such as SARS, swine and bird flu.

Carinity Enforcing Strict Coronavirus Control Measures

on Friday, March 20, 2020

Carinity CEO Jon Campbell has urged the community to assist with controlling the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) by adhering to Carinity’s strict virus control measures.

Mercy Health Celebrates What Makes Australia Special on Harmony Day

on Thursday, March 19, 2020

Staff and residents from Claremont’s ‘mini-United Nations’ at Mercy Place Mont Clare aged care home will come together to celebrate the dozens of different cultures that make it special as part of this year’s Harmony Day.

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