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St Vincent’s Care Services strengthens Legacy connection

  EX-serviceman, Charles McCarthy, recently reached an incredible milestone – 65 years of service to Legacy. This anniversary was recognised by a special presentation from Brisbane Legacy representative, Gavin White, at St Vincent’s Care Services Gympie, where Charles resides in Respite Care. Charles first joined Legacy in 1949, but his association with this voluntary organisation began 10 years earlier when ... Read More »

Celebrating knows no age boundaries

By Bishop Raymond Benjamin ST Vincent’s Care Services Kangaroo Point is a large and very much alive community of aging Australians and their friendly welcoming carers. Founded and conducted, not just to “soothe the dying pillow” as the saying goes but to give to old folk in their fading years ways to really live each day in an atmosphere of ... Read More »

Little dog making a big difference at Villa La Salle

Twice a week, residents of St Vincent’s Care Services Villa La Salle at Southport are likely to be found patting a small, black and white dog called Sammi. This little pooch has become quite a star since moving into an Independent Living Unit with her owners, Bill and Julie Glassell. Bill and his three-year old Shih Tzu love to visit ... Read More »

The right care and a positive attitude work wonders

FORMER engineer Geoff Haigh had been anticipating his retirement with wife Judy, when the unthinkable happened. Just three months after his 65th birthday, he sustained a spinal cord injury, which left him facing the rest of his life in a wheelchair. Despite this prognosis, Geoff has overcome tremendous odds to recently take his first assisted steps. He attributes his amazing ... Read More »

New sensory garden hailed a huge success

St Vincent’s Care Services is celebrating the completion of a very special project at their Oxford Park Retirement Village in Mitchelton. Their Community Garden for the Senses will be officially opened on Tuesday 4 November, but it’s already proving to be extremely popular with residents, visitors and staff alike. St Vincent’s Care Services Facility Manager Linda Nicholson said the aim of the ... Read More »

St Vincent’s Care Services Staff Awards Night

As a member of St Vincent’s Health Australia, St Vincent’s Care Services provides residential aged care, retirement living and community services across South East Queensland, and are dedicated to providing residents with compassionate, holistic care. Each year St Vincent’s Care Services, Queensland, acknowledges and recognises staff for their dedication to residents and clients, with nominations being made from their peers, ... Read More »

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