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Fronditha Care receives $20,000 to build truly versatile Community Centre

on Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Not-for-profit aged care provider Fronditha Care will be able to create a flexible and multi-use community centre in Melbourne’s south east, with the help of a $20,000 grant from the Federal Government. The funds will be used to purchase tables, chairs and TV screens and will be fitted in a way that they can be adaptable to the needs of different community groups.

A Bid to Have their First Waltz

on Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Aged care resident Brian Glover was struck down by a debilitating disease that stopped him from walking. However he set himself a goal to work with the therapist at aged care facility Bethanie Fields and do the bridal waltz with his wife on her 80th birthday last year, as a complete surprise to her.

Drummers Beat Their Way to Better Health

on Monday, March 25, 2019

Every Tuesday afternoon, the sound of drums drifts over the streets of Goolwa thanks to a music therapy trial that is reaping benefits for residents, staff and volunteers at ACH Group residential care home West Park.

Tranquil Gardens, Spas and Music - Wellbeing Rooms Open for Residents

on Thursday, March 21, 2019

St Patrick’s Green has opened a third special wellbeing room for residents the “Zen Garden”, which joins St Pat’s Spa and the Reflection Room to further help residents relax and unwind.

The Zen Garden is based on the philosophy that a bit of nature is good for the soul and will allow residents to relax and meditate, among the sounds of a water feature and rustling palms.

Braemer Presbyterian Care Launches Virtual Tours

on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Braemer aged care visitors will soon be able to ‘walk through’ each of its residential aged care facilities and assess available accommodation and amenities, without leaving the house.

The aged care provider is launching virtual tours for its Cooinda facility in Melville, Braemer Village in Willagree and Braemer House in East Fremantle.

Residents Enjoy Special Visit from Archbishop of Sydney

on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Residents at St Patrick's Green recently received a special visit from the Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher OP earlier this month.

The visit was particularly special for residents who are no longer able to attend church services for health reasons. 

Fronditha Care President inducted in 2019 Victorian Honour Roll for Women

on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Fronditha Care president Faye Spiteri has been inducted into the 2019 Victorian Honour Roll of Women for her work dedicated to social change.

Community demand for dementia care training, leads to more free dementia workshops at Braemar Presbyterian Care

on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Aged care provider Braemar Presbyterian Care will be offering additional free dementia training workshops until November, after strong community demand booked out all March and April workshops.

You're never too old to graduate!

on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

They say learning is a life-long journey and for Dr David Bottomley who has become Australia's oldest recent PhD graduate at 94 that couldn’t be more accurate.

Greenhill Manor Open Day Coming Soon

on Monday, March 18, 2019

Greenhill Manor’s recent upgrades are now complete and the 50 new, beautifully appointed rooms are now open for inspection. Open days will be held on Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30, where you can book a personal guided tour and learn more about the estate.

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