News & Events

BaptistCare Residents Handover Knitted Poppies to Honour Fallen Police

on Friday, September 20, 2019

Eight residents of the BaptistCare Wingara Hamlet in Springwood have been busy with their knitting needles to create 350 ‘police blue’ poppies for a 300 strong police force in memory of fallen colleagues.

A Recycling Initiative With a Twist at Anglican Care

on Friday, September 20, 2019

Ever wondered if there is a better way to dispose of your old toothbrushes? Ponder no more – the students at Newcastle High School have got it under control. Through the 2019 Colgate Community Garden Challenge, students are collecting used toothbrushes and packaging in a recycling race to be the best in Australia and win a community garden for the school complete with benches, garden beds, and supplies.

Arcare Pimpama’s 80-Year-Old Client Fundraises $442.50 Selling Handmade Goods at Community Event

on Thursday, September 19, 2019

80-year-old Necia Pearce had her own stall selling her handmade crochet items at Arcare Pimpama’s Spring Market Day on September 14, Saturday. She was able to fundraise approximately $442.50 for Cancer Council Australia.

Clean Mountain Air Ensures Love Stays Strong

on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Kim Kardashian once managed 72 days of marriage, but Blue Mountains couple, Bernice and John, recently celebrated 72 years of married bliss. Bernice and John, who live together at Catholic Healthcare Bodington Aged Care Home in Wentworth Falls, met and fell in love in 1945 before tying the knot in 1947.

An Exciting New Chapter for Wesley Mission Queensland’s Rosemount Retirement Community

on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

While retirement living is often confused with aged care, in reality, they are worlds apart. Wesley Mission Queensland’s new Rosemount Retirement Community is a great example of this, offering a modern, active lifestyle. Not only do residents live independently in quality, spacious apartments, but they also have access to great on-site services, and a warm community of like-minded people and support when they need it.

Nothing Can Stop Renie From Knitting for Premature Babies

on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Arcare Taigum have a very special resident who loves giving back to those in need. For as long as she can remember, Renie has been a keen knitter.

Residents at Mercy Place Mont Clare Celebrate New Friendships

on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Coffee, chess and companionship are central to Thursday mornings at Mercy Place Mont Clare thanks to a new partnership with John XXIII College.

Farm Animals Delight at Any Age

on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

On Friday 6 September, residents of Resthaven Westbourne Park at 30 Sussex Terrace, Westbourne Park, were delighted to host the ‘Old McDonald’s Farm’ petting zoo.

Packing Parties Have Begun at Bethanie

on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider is getting into the Christmas Spirit early this year as they hold ‘packing parties’ across five of their sites for Operation Christmas Child.

Braemar Presbyterian Care Breaks Ground on New Homes

on Monday, September 16, 2019

Braemar Presbyterian Care turned the first sod at a celebratory event on Thursday 12 September to mark construction work commencing on a block of new independent living units at Challenger Place in Melville.

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