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Communicating with a person living with dementia this Easter

on Thursday, April 18, 2019

Whilst Easter is a happy time for most, holiday celebrations and family get-togethers can be a very stressful time for people living with dementia.  With that in mind, Dementia Australia has compiled some advice to help better communicate with a loved one living with dementia to improve their comfort and reduce their stress. 

Bring a Friend Along For Morning Tea At Bethanie Geneff Retirement Village

on Thursday, April 18, 2019

Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider is encouraging people to bring a friend along to Bethanie Geneff Retirement Villages’ Open Morning on Friday 3rd May for a chance to not only see what it’s like to live in these villas, but to get a feel for the relaxed and inclusive resident community.

Sharing the Joy of Ice Cream

on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Support Service and Customer Service Manager Robert Cumberworth from Bethanie Elanora had the idea to build an ice cream cart to provide hydration to residents during the warmer months that would engage with them in a fun, nostalgic and sensory way. 

The Blenders Blow Residents Away At St Luke's Green Birthday Bash

on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

On Saturday, St Luke’s Green celebrated its second anniversary with a concert in St Luke’s church, followed by bubbly and birthday cake in the beautiful community areas. When you look at the tight-knit community who call St Luke’s Green home, it’s hard to believe that the little village has only been open for two years. The strong friendships and community spirit displayed on Saturday, prove why the village is firmly established as the most popular place for seniors in Woolloongabba.

Pawfect Resident Welcomed at Mercy Place Lathlain

on Monday, April 15, 2019

The latest resident to move into Mercy Place Lathlain has four paws, long whiskers and a huge amount of love to give, according to his best friend Noel Van Sandwyk.

Excellence Award for Arcare North Lakes

on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The team at Arcare North Lakes have been awarded an Excellence in Service Award by Federal MP for Petrie Luke Howarth.

UnitingSA for 100 Years: Commemorating a Century of Support

on Tuesday, April 9, 2019

One of South Australia's leading community organisations, UnitingSA, is marking 100 years of service. UnitingSA Chief Executive Officer Libby Craft said the organisation’s centenary was a time to reflect on the past, acknowledge the present and set a vision for its future.

Hanging Out With the Grandies at Bethanie Fields

on Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider, is constantly finding ways to combat social isolation with their customers, recognising the huge importance of remaining active and connected to others and the positive impact this can have on overall mental and physical wellbeing.

iSupport Project Trial

on Monday, April 8, 2019

Resthaven is supporting a new project, led by Prof Lily Xiao of Flinders University, which aims to support informal and family carers of people living with dementia.

Arcare Templestowe Celebrated at Open Day

on Friday, April 5, 2019

Cr Michelle Kleinert and Kevin Andrews MP were among the special guests who helped officiate the opening of Arcare Templestowe in March. It was just under two years ago, on a rainy May day, that Michelle and Kevin stood on the site of Templestowe alongside CEO Colin Singh and Victorian construction manager Dennis Hogan for the sod-turning. 

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