News in aged care

Laughs, hugs and delicious treats were in abundance for the residents at Uniting Nunyara Peakhurst who had lots of fun on Grandparents Day recently. “I love it, it brings me back to the time when my boys were babies. We have a wonderful time together.” Fay...

The founding members of a new blokes' beer brewing club are not letting getting older get in the way of them crafting their first batch of pale ale. Residents of Uniting Caroona Yamba, on the New South Wales north coast, approached the centre managers with the...

by Britt Ramsey ('Nambucca Guardian') Armed with icing, sweet treats and a blank gingerbread house canvas – Nambucca’s aged care residents got their creative juices flowing this week. Gingerbread is fun to eat, decorate and admire during the holidays and the residents of Uniting Pacifica had a...

by Wendy Andrews ('Coffs Coast Advocate') There’s a two-seater sofa covered in dog hair at Uniting Pacifica and it’s reserved for one special resident. Georgia the greyhound, also known as “the lounge lizard”, has free rein of level three at this aged care home in Nambucca...