RAOs Keren and Kerra from Maranatha Aged Care in Kallangur.

New face joins the lifestyle team

“Hello my name is Kerralye Wright and I am excited to say I have recently joined the Activities Team here at Maranatha. I was born in Adelaide and moved to Queensland when I was two years old. I grew up at Bracken…

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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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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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