On Tuesday 7th August, Fresh Hope celebrated 18 volunteers graduating as “Pastoral Carers” from the inaugural Spiritual Care Series. The evening was well attended by representatives from Fresh Hope Care and Fresh Hope Mission & Ministry, including board members, managers, chaplains and staff.
Fresh Hope Care has announced a partnership with I’m Soul Inc and Western Sydney University to help dementia patients engage by making music.
Toni Wallwork, Diversional Therapist at Living Care Clelland Lodge has been featured in the May-June issue of the Australian Ageing Agenda Magazine. You can read the article on ‘Learning in the Virtual Classroom’ here.
Laura Boyd, 26 has been featured in the South Coast Register. Laura resides at Clelland Lodge in Nowra and following a huge fundraising effort she has received her ‘eye-gaze assistive technology device’. Read more here.
Toni Wallwork, Acting Group Diversional Therapist Manager has written an article for the University of Melbourne’s, Ageing Industry Network News. The article features the successful Men’s Program at Living Care’s Clelland Lodge. Read more here.
If you are looking for a way to get back into exercise the Heartmoves program at Living Care’s Highfield Court Retirement Village may be the activity for you. Read more here.
The Boarder Mail in Albury has featured an article on the recent Borella House Extension Opening. Andrew Ball, Fresh Hope Executive Ministry Director officially opened the extension, which increased the bed count from 42 to 64. Read more here.
Living Care Forestville Retirement Village resident, Sue Kenney has been featured in the North Shore Living magazine. Sue and her hardworking helpers are known for peeling vegetables and stirring pots all in the name of charity. Read the article here.
A group of people who live at Living Care’s Green Hills Retirement Village attend regular line dancing classes and they have recently been featured in the Newcastle Herald. They say the class is a great exercise that fosters friendship and facilitates fitness. Read the article here.
As many of you know, Laura Boyd is a 26 year old lady who has been living at Living Care’s Clelland Lodge in Nowra since having a stroke at 17. The South Coast Register has featured a fantastic article on Laura, including a video of her using the communication device that we are fundraising to purchase. You can read the article and watch the video here.