New Aged Care Quality Standards

The Australian government released the final draft for the new Aged Care Quality Standards on June 4th. This single set of standards will apply to all aged care services, focussing on consumer experience and ease of information in aged care. Stakeholders have indicated that “a cultural shift is required” with “a greater emphasis on consumer… Continue reading New Aged Care Quality Standards

Seniors Card Discounts in Camberwell

Are you interested in discounts at a range of businesses and services across Victoria? You’re eligible for the Victorian Seniors Card if you’re over 60, an Australian resident living in Victoria, and working less than 35 hours a week. Here’s a look at some of the discounts you can find in Camberwell with the Seniors… Continue reading Seniors Card Discounts in Camberwell

Extra Support for Kiama’s Dementia Friendly Community

The Dementia Friendly Kiama Alliance was recently awarded funding from the Turnbull government to support the Dementia Friendly Kiama project. Since its launch in 2014, the collaboration between the University of Wollongong, Dementia Australia and Kiama Municipal Council has transformed the NSW town into one of Australia’s first dementia-friendly communities. Member for Gilmore Mrs Sudmalis… Continue reading Extra Support for Kiama’s Dementia Friendly Community

Seniors Card Discounts in Heathmont

You can access movie ticket discounts with your Seniors Card.

Are you interested in discounts at a range of businesses and services across Victoria? You’re eligible for the Victorian Seniors Card if you’re over 60, an Australian resident living in Victoria, and working less than 35 hours a week. Here’s a look at some of the discounts available to you in Heathmont with the Seniors… Continue reading Seniors Card Discounts in Heathmont

Seniors Card Discounts in Pakenham

Are you interested in discounts at a range of businesses and services across Victoria? You’re eligible for the Victorian Seniors Card if you’re over 60, an Australian resident living in Victoria, and working less than 35 hours a week. Here’s a look at some of the discounts available to you in Pakenham with the Seniors… Continue reading Seniors Card Discounts in Pakenham

Fifth National Elder Abuse Conference in Sydney

The fifth annual National Elder Abuse Conference will be held from 19 February to 20 February this year in Sydney. This is after a recent government report recommended changes to reduce elder abuse in aged care. Residential Care Staffing Shortage a Conference Topic  “There are not enough staff to deliver quality care.” Elders in aged… Continue reading Fifth National Elder Abuse Conference in Sydney

Family Fun Day at Regis East Malvern

Sponsored Post Looking for a family event this long weekend? Regis Malvern East is hosting their annual Family Fun Day from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, January 27 at 400 Waverley Road, Malvern East, Melbourne. There will be attractions for all ages with face painting and balloon animals, live music and lawn bowls,… Continue reading Family Fun Day at Regis East Malvern

Growing Community in Aged Care

Vegetable gardening is a vital part of community life at Aveo Hunter’s Green Retirement Village in Cranbourne East, Victoria. “It’s bigger than just a garden,” says resident Meredith Glasson. Mrs Glasson oversaw the Village garden’s growth over the last nine years, from two raised veggie patches to a project that touches the whole village community.… Continue reading Growing Community in Aged Care

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