Students were paired with residents at Courtlands Aged Care in North Parramatta to share life stories.

Sharing life stories between generations

An intergenerational reminiscence program at Courtlands Aged Care in North Parramatta is celebrating the lives of elderly residents and fostering relationships between young and old. The program involved students from Tara Anglican School for Girls, and linked a resident with…

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Rachel Laing has volunteered with her groodle Jackson in North Parramatta for almost three years,

Sharing the love of animals through Pet Therapy

When Rachel Laing first started volunteering at Courtlands Aged Care around three years ago she didn’t realise how much she would gain from the experience. Every week she brings her dog Jackson, a cross golden retriever and poodle, to share…

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Chicken therapy at Courtlands Aged Care

Chicken program hatches at Courtlands

Volunteers are needed to help use chook power to brighten the day of residents in Courtlands Village aged care home at North Parramatta. Mother Cluckers is a program which uses chickens to combat the social isolation and loneliness often experienced…

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