Hamilton Hill resident Vic Leonard admits he loves to volunteer in the community. It’s fair to say he’s a West Australian who has made a huge difference to local seniors, something which is being recognized by Braemar Presbyterian Care on International Volunteer Day on the 5th of December.
Taking the good with the bad and a commitment to staying in love is the secret to a successful marriage, according to Braemar Cooinda residents Jean and Doug Milne, who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently.
Age is proving no barrier for the unlikely friendships blooming at Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda aged care home in Willagee, thanks to a new partnership with a local playgroup.
One of WA’s longest established aged care providers, Braemar, has launched a new client-centric website designed to translate their relationship-centered care approach to the digital world.
Braemar Presbyterian Care celebrates the cultural diversity of residents living at each of its three Aged Care homes on a daily basis. This celebration was front and centre of the Braemar Cooinda events calendar in the past month; with a series of international events and activities hosted at the Willagee residence.
Residents at Braemar Presbyterian Care aged care homes will cast off on a nostalgic journey next month, when a local maritime historian and internationally published author presents the first in a series of talks on ocean liners of yesteryear.
They say music is good for the soul, but it is also proving good for the brain.
Braemar’s CEO Wayne Belcher has launched a blog concentrating on Aged Care news, thoughts and opinion. Located at wlbelcher.com the blog will share thoughts and ideas from Mr. Belcher’s decade’s long experience in Aged Care. It is illustrated by cartoonist Jason Chatfield, the artist of iconic comic strip Ginger Meggs.
Since 1952, Braemar Presbyterian Care has been offering relationship-centred care for seniors in the Perth metro area. Last week, the provider celebrated its 65th anniversary with a television debut on the popular Western Australian lifestyle show; Home in WA.
More than a dozen families attended a workshop at Braemar Cooinda to increase their understanding of dementia, a condition that now affects more than one in four people aged over 85.
Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda aged care home will welcome a new temporary resident on Friday 23 June, when he makes an appearance for the day with his owner, Occupational Therapist Marie Tassicker.