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AccessCare Client Diane Heads to Granddaughter's Wedding with Help of Support Worker

on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

A wedding is one of those occasions that stays with you, a memory that lasts forever. For some people the celebration can also be stressful, particularly if they are caring for a loved one.  This was the case for Christine, who cares for her mother Diane aged 88, a client of AccessCare. Christine’s daughter, Diane’s granddaughter, was getting married. The family was very excited but also concerned about Diane’s health at the wedding.  

Benetas recognised as Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for 14th consecutive year

on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Leading not-for-profit aged care provider Benetas has been recognised by the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) with an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation for its 14th consecutive year.

Resthaven Social Group Brings Kevin Back to Health

on Monday, February 24, 2020

Two years ago, Mr Kevin Rawlins almost died. "My wife had passed away in 2016, I was all alone," he says. "Then I had a massive heart attack, and ended up in the hospital for four months."

"I could barely move, let alone walk," he says. "I didn’t want to face another day."

Regis Home Care – Meet April

on Friday, February 21, 2020

“The body is capable of amazing things, so don’t give up.”

After taking a fall one afternoon, April was admitted to the hospital and underwent surgery on her brain. Following this, she was told that she would never walk again. This is April’s groundbreaking story.

Henny Penny Brings Joy to Resthaven Clients

on Friday, February 21, 2020

Over two weeks in early 2020, Resthaven Marion Community Services at 43 Finniss Street, Marion, hosted a ‘Henny Penny Hatching’ incubator, to the delight of clients visiting the centre for their wellness support.

For Angelo, Volunteering is Rewarding in Any Language

on Friday, February 21, 2020

Although having enjoyed a full life, living all over the world and learning to speak five languages, 88-year-old Angelo Alibrandi says volunteering at a local Mercy Health residential aged care home is one of his greatest pleasures.

Arcare Springwood Celebrates 1st Birthday

on Thursday, February 20, 2020

Arcare Springwood celebrated their 1st birthday with a huge crowd of happy clients, families and team members. The first clients to move in, Malcolm Bray and Maureen Chakalos were invited to cut the cake as everyone burst out in song to sing ‘Happy Birthday’. The residence’s oldest client at 100 years old, Edna Young was also there to celebrate this milestone. There were smiles and laughter as team members passed around birthday cake and clients placed colourful party hats on their heads.

Uniting’s Seniors Ball 'The Greatest Spectacle on Earth'

on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Clients, family members and staff from Uniting aged care and community services across the state, celebrated NSW Seniors Festival at Uniting’s 23rd annual Seniors Ball on Friday 14th February.

BlueCross Residents Unleash Their Inner Creativity

on Tuesday, February 18, 2020

More than 10 residents from across various BlueCross aged care residences are getting together for an art exhibition to showcase their creative expressions in sculpture, paintings and textiles.

Catholic Healthcare Officially Commences Construction on New Residential Aged Care Home at Norwest

on Monday, February 17, 2020

Catholic Healthcare has officially commenced construction on a new residential aged care Home at Norwest. 

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