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July 1, 2020
There’s something about succulents that Currie Park resident Sandra Cumming loves.
June 10, 2020
Julie Hopper and Bryan Lewis had a taste of what living in Leith Park was like before COVID restrictions came into force, they liked what they experienced, and are now looking forward to their world opening up anew.
There’s been a quiet revolution happening at Liscombe House over the past few months: the use of technology to meet, greet and learn has grown exponentially and according to Shaaron Robilliard, Director of Nursing, it has been a steep and successful learning curve.
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria has joined the chorus of providers and worker representatives calling on Federal Government to expand the aged care retention bonus to include laundry, cleaning and catering staff in residential aged care.
What a difference a year makes! This time last year we were preparing a series of events to celebrate our 150th anniversary, a milestone for any organisation.Read More
Ask any resident at one of OCAV’s four retirement villages what persuaded them to put their name down for a home and the answer is nearly always – I loved the sense of community.
Work is well under way for the scheduled opening of the second stage of Leith Park’s apartment homes in September.
May 29, 2020
There has been no excuse for slackening off on exercise during lockdown at Rushall Park.Read More
May 28, 2020
Give a job to a busy person and it gets done is a well-known adage and nothing is truer than when it comes to volunteer Steph Deague-Hall.Read More
“Our home has always been a place where family and friends are welcome. Our cottage at Rushall Park is no different and the community of friends here is important to us and that’s why their work is part of my art box,” Jennifer Barden said.