Residential and in home care

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...

Colleen participated in the ‘Strong, Steady, Safe’ exercise program that won Uniting a 2016 Better Practice Award. In today’s ‘Humans of Uniting’ post, Colleen shares the philosophy she lives by and life at Uniting Ronald Coleman Lodge in Woollahra. “I’m a minimalist. I’m always looking around...

Hands up if you’ve had a fall and injured yourself at some point in your life? If you’ve raised your hand, you’re like most of us! That’s right, we all know how easy it is to trip or lose your balance and fall, whether it’s at...

Today, for the first time in history, most people can expect to live into their 60s and beyond. This is great news, and not just for individuals, because all of society benefits from these years of knowledge and wisdom. But if we are going to...