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Sunshine Coast aged care facility offers Catholics televised Mass followed by bedside Communion

A CATHOLIC aged care facility on the Sunshine Coast, which offers a new and unique faith connection with the local church, has won a national building award. State-of-the-art St Vincent’s Care Services Maroochydore, which opened this year with about 100 residents, has won the National Lifestyle Housing for Senior Award 2017 presented by Master Builders Australia. One unique feature is ... Read More »

From bed ridden to swimming laps: How a hydrotherapy pool is changing the lives of aged care residents

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SPONSORED BY ST VINCENT’S CARE SERVICES Last week, Patricia Harding, an aged care resident at St Vincent’s Care Services Southport, was ecstatic as she successfully completed her half hour exercise regime in the pool without skipping a beat.  At 85 years old and sporting new swimmers and a grin from ear to ear, Ms Harding informed her instructor, Adrianna, that ... Read More »

Living with dementia: New Southport facility makes residences feel at home

Dementia

SPONSORED BY ST VINCENT’S CARE SERVICES WITH almost one in 10 Australians living with dementia and the number expected to rise as our ageing population grows, St Vincent’s Care Services is working hard to ensure its services cater for this important and growing group. The aged-care and retirement-living provider is due to welcome 40 additional residents to its Southport facility in August, ... Read More »

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