Today we salute Don Simpson, one of the few remaining Rats of Tobruk. He lives at our aged care home Liscombe House… https://t.co/ptXAqxXgPO
RT @MeaningfulAge: Photographer Laura Page set out to capture the stories of older people still engaged in life despite the pandemic, and c…
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An evaluation of a not-for-profit retirement living and aged care provider’s housing and care services for older people in need has found that every dollar invested creates more than seven times that in value for residents, the community and governments. The Living Communities Age Well study undertaken by Think Impact uses the Social Return on Investment framework to measure the economic and social impacts of services provided by the Old ...Read More
October 3, 2017
Winston the pony trotted in to visit residents at an aged care home at St Helena this week. He was warmly welcomed by resident Georgina Simmons and volunteer Margaret Bentley.
July 30, 2017
Currie Park residents are searching for information about the early days of the OCAV village to be used as part of the 150th celebrations in 2017.Read More
Housing and care provider the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria has announced two new developments worth $26 million to address its long waiting lists and provide accommodation for older Victorians in need.Read More
Millions of dollars have been pumped into the expansion of a retirement village in a bid to ease the housing demand for older Victorians. Banyule Council has approved the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria’s $14.9 million plan to expand its Leith Park village on St Helena Rd, St Helena.Read More
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria will invest $11.4M in an additional 35 single and double independent living units across three storeys at its heritage-listed Rushall Park village in Fitzroy North, 4km northeast of the Melbourne CBD.Read More
August 13, 2016
A new community centre has opened its doors in Berwick at the Braeside Park village. The $130,000 project has enabled the revamp of its facilities, with computer workstation spaces, expanded kitchen and extended outside living area.Read More
March 6, 2016
OCAV is interested in the project of an Australian research team, which is working on a non-intrusive home monitoring device that sends alerts to carers when loved ones are inactive for abnormally long periods of time.Read More
February 26, 2016
The Rushall Park estate is a fine example of architectural integrity, where architectural styles from the past are as valued as contemporary architecture.
Sanctuary is how artist Gillian Coates describes her home at Currie Park, OCAV’s village in Euroa. “When I go to Melbourne and I am heading back to Euroa, I can’t wait to get home to the peacefulness of this place. It is like a sanctuary for me."