Activity highlights for residents this Summer!

With the year coming to a close, residents all across our wonderful homes were able to participate and enjoy in plenty of fantastic activities, entertainment and day trips. From belly dance lessons, day trips to the Nepean river and the…

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Courtlands Village Volunteer Fiona.

Continuing the family tradition of volunteering

 – by Fiona Perry Since I was a young child, my family have been heavily involved in volunteer work. The main work was raising money for the “Victor Maxwell Nursery for Blind Babies”. We also volunteered through the local Presbyterian Church. This was…

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Government-funded aged care places

Government-funded aged care places

If you don’t own any assets and receive a full pension, you may be eligible for a fully government-subsidised aged care place. All residents pay a Basic Daily Fee, which is 85% of the single pension. The amount you can…

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Sam Dando volunteers at Southhaven Aged Care in Padstow Heights

From guiding teenagers to helping seniors

– by Sam Dando Volunteering for me has only happened since I retired from full-time employment in education seven years ago. I spent nearly 40 years assisting teenagers to prepare for their futures and now perhaps it’s time to help the retired folk at…

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