Present at D-Day landings

After joining the navy at the age of 14 a resident at our Gladesville Home was on the landing ship during the D-Day invasion in World War II. Thomas Duffy, who now lives at Ashburn House, was born in Coatbridge, Scotland in 1923,…

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Students create sensory garden

A group of high school students have created a sensory garden in just two days much to the delight of residents at our North Parramatta Home. The group of seven Year 10 girls from Model Farms High School in Baulkham Hills…

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Farewell to Activity Assistants

Dozens of young people who have spent their summer bonding with residents, playing games, knitting, organising concerts and going on picnics will say goodbye at the end of this week as the Activity Assistants Program comes to an end. Nearly…

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Born Survivor celebrates 100 years

A born survivor has celebrated his 100th birthday singing and dancing to songs from his homeland with his family and friends at his Padstow Home. Giuseppe narrowly escaped a bomb attack in Russian trenches during World War II and a severe bout…

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Poetry lover celebrates 100 years

A “mischievous” poetry lover and resident at our Central Coast Homecelebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends on Wednesday.  Thelma, or Jean as she likes to be called, is a resident at Chamberlain Gardens in Wyoming, and enjoyed an afternoon tea…

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