Living Longer, Living Better

Five new bills, introduced into parliament last month, signified a concerted push forward for Australia’s aged care sector. The bills, if passed, will usher in significant reform to the Aged Care Act 1997 – including $1.2 billion to help improve wages and conditions for aged care workers.

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Seventh-day Adventist Aged Care

Seventh-day Adventist Aged Care-Sydney is leading the way when it comes to providing services which treat the mind and body with respect, sensitivity and dignity, while a Christian world-view informs an appreciation of the supreme value of every human being.

Faith-Based Services for the Elderly

Menarock

The Menarock group began around six years ago with Murrayvale, its first aged care facility in Moama, a fifty bed facility for aged residents with high care requirements. The Menarock Aged Care Services Group now has four high care facilities and two low care facilities averaging around 350 beds with roughly 360 staff members.

The Future of Aged Care

Lutheran Aged Care Albury

Lutheran Aged Care was launched in 1960 when a group of Lutheran women saw the need for a helping hand within the community. They had all been part of a women’s organisation, and also considered themselves members of the larger Lutheran community of Victoria and South Australia.

Passionate About Care

Ingenia Communities

Ingenia Communities is a stapled property group. It owns, manages and develops a diversified portfolio of 34 seniors housing communities. Formerly under the banner of ING, Ingenia has now branched out on its own and made some changes that have enabled it to excel in a very competitive industry.

Community Minded Property Management

Bendtech

Managing Director Tim Shalders explains that putting some thought into the product ranges, intended mainly for the use of people with disabilities, is a priority not just for customer satisfaction, but for the well-being of the company.

Thinking on Rails

Living Life to the Fullest

St Andrews Village, an aged care facility under the guidance of the Presbyterian Aged Care umbrella and a part of the Church of St Andrew, has been providing care to the elderly of NSW and ACT for almost 70 years.

St Andrews Village

Compassionate Care

Currently PresCare is undertaking expansion, and is developing new facilities to meet growing demand. As part of its new focus, the organisation is moving into the retirement living aspect of care. This can be a demanding and expensive area, so the company is utilising leading edge information technology and communications to help reduce costs – all a part of its long term strategic plan.

PresCare

Built by our Family to Support Yours

For over 20 years, Norsan Pty Ltd has provided support and care to countless elderly persons in Victoria. A family-owned organisation that operates two aged care facilities, Norsan remains committed to maintaining a comfortable, supportive, homelike environment at each of its sites to encourage the continuation of their residents’ lifestyles.

Norsan

Care in the Community

The organisation has long since outgrown the name because it cares for a much wider geographical catchment area, but declined to abandon it altogether because of the remarkably positive reputation it denotes. “Care” was added more recently and stands for Caring, Accountability, Respect, and Ethical behaviour, something that very much drives the organisation’s services, according to Chief Executive Michele Lewis.

Mecwacare

Stem Cells

The scientific study of stem cells has existed for a long time and has already contributed greatly to modern medicine. As scientific inquiry continues to advance and as discoveries gain more traction and acceptance in the scientific and medical communities, the true breadth and potential of this area of study can start to be realized.

November 23, 2017, 8:54 AM AEDT

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