News & Events

For Excellence in Aged Care

on Thursday, September 21, 2017

McKenzie Aged Care Heritage Lodge has been announced as a winner in the Primary Care Excellence Awards 2017 for integration and Partnership held earlier this month.  In particular, this recognition is for Heritage Lodge’s very sensitive and dedicated approach to palliative care. 

Westhaven Celebrates Launch of New Name

on Thursday, September 21, 2017

The staff and residents of the iconic Westhaven aged care community in Harristown, Toowoomba have come together to celebrate the announcement of RSL Care’s new name, Bolton Clarke.  

Commissioner Resolving Aged Care Complaints Quickly

on Thursday, September 21, 2017

An increasing number of older Australians and their families are using the independent Aged Care Complaints Commissioner to resolve issues with aged care providers, with most complaints turned around within one month.

Bolton Clarke Galleon Gardens expands Memory Supported Units

on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The future of aged care on the Gold Coast has been announced with the turning of the sod to celebrate Bolton Clarke’s new Memory Support Unit. 

McCusker Donation to Unique Dementia Nursing Service

on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

WA’s only dedicated service to support carers of people with dementia (run by Amana Living) has been given a large boost by the McCusker Charitable Foundation.

Wishing Well Brings Resident Wishes to Life

on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Helping Hand Lealholme in Port Pirie have created their very own Wishing Well. Residents can place wishes in the well and every two months, at resident meetings, one wish is drawn out.

BaptistCare Niola’s First Matron Celebrates 60 Years of Care

on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

BaptistCare has unveiled its $11 million redevelopment of Niola Centre, with the Centre’s very first matron joining Niola's current manager in a demonstration of 60 years of commitment to quality aged care in Parkes.

Big Idea Grows From Small Household Living Aged Care Initiative

on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Mercy Health has introduced an entirely new model of care at its not-for-profit homes in Western Australia, at Edgewater and also Claremont, with plans to roll the initiative out across all its new developments into the future.

Dementia Awareness Month with Oxley Home Care

on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

September is Dementia Awareness Month - a campaign conducted by Alzheimer’s Australia that is all about encouraging Australians to become aware of dementia and to have a greater understanding of what it’s like for a person to live with dementia. Oxley Home Care offers a range of home care services to help those living with dementia.

Retirees Welcome New Aged Care Residents with a Special Gift

on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A knitting group has crafted a warm and friendly welcome for the first arrivals at Torquay’s newest aged care residence. Villa Maria Catholic Homes will open Star of the Sea Residential Aged Care in October, located next door to its existing retirement village in Horseshoe Bend Road.

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