In a 'not-for-profit' organisation, this surplus is reinvested back into the organisation to provide services and facilities that further its aims and mission.

What does not-for-profit mean?

It can sometimes be confusing to know exactly the difference between a ‘for-profit’ and ‘not-for-profit’ provider when looking for an aged care home or retirement village for you or your loved one. There are an abundance of both ‘for-profit’ and…

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A new nursery has introduced doll therapy into Courtlands Aged Care's dementia program.

New nursery boosts nurture therapy for dementia

A new nursery at Courtlands Aged Care in North Parramatta is encouraging doll therapy among residents with dementia and other cognitive impairments. When Courtlands Facility Manager Elaine McRory noticed a sitting corner was being underutilised in the dementia area of…

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Jackaroo and WWII veteran turns 104

“The love of a woman” is the greatest gift in life, says John Lloyd, who turned 104 years old at Chamberlain Gardens Aged Care in Wyoming on Saturday. The jackaroo, who was born in 1914 and grew up on a…

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Betty's passion for the creative arts has continued at Ashburn House in Gladesville.

The story behind Betty and her handmade jumpers

Betty and her handmade flowered and painted jumpers are a familiar sight around Ashburn House in Gladesville, along with her dance moves! Right from her early school years Betty was a talented artist. She was a photographer for Ray Wood Photographers,…

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