The originals create a supportive community

When many of the Westcourt residents moved into the Westmead Village they were not expecting to become part of such a supportive community. The 10-villa retirement village was purchased by Christadelphian Aged Care in May along with Courtlands Village and Northcourt in…

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Therapy programs boost independence

Maintaining skills for as long as possible helps improve quality of life as people grow older, writes physiotherapist Abdul Chatila. While frailty and cognitive decline are part of the ageing process, Christadelphian Aged Care Homes encourage and assist multi-dimensional models…

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Spinning a yarn becomes a passion

After 20 years of getting her hands dirty studying and teaching earth sciences as an academic at Macquarie University, Diane Hart fell in love with the raw beauty of spinning. The Courtlands Village resident first learnt how to knit on the knee…

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More fun than you’ve had in years

This year has been full of entertaining programs, activities and events that have helped residents continue to be creative, form friendships, keep active and laugh out loud. Drop into any of our eight Homes and you may see residents cheering…

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Longest-serving volunteer

Mary Pye has been volunteering as Ashburn House almost since the doors opened on the newly built Home next door to her a decade ago. “Ashburn House made an appeal to our local church for volunteers, and I offered to…

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