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Understanding Reablement in Aged Care and The Benefits

Understanding Reablement in Aged Care and The Benefits

As we age there’s a common assumption that moving into aged care can accelerate mental and physical decline. But what if this doesn’t have to be the case? Reablement is not a new term, but it has been showing significant benefits for ageing Australians in recent...

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Soft & Bite-sized Diets

Soft & Bite-sized Diets

WHAT IS A SOFT & BITE-SIZED DIET? Residents on a soft bite-sized diet will receive menu items that are moist and naturally soft, or that require minimal cutting. When a fork is pressed down on the food with enough force to turn the thumbnail noticeably white, the fork...

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High Energy High Protein Diet

High Energy High Protein Diet

WHAT IS A HIGH PROTEIN AND/OR HIGH ENERGY DIET? ENERGY: Adequate energy (or kilojoules) is needed to maintain weight. More energy is required to assist with weight gain or healing. Foods high in energy available at Aurrum include: Full cream dairy products eg. cheese,...

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Aurrum Kincumber All Stars

Aurrum Kincumber All Stars

The Aurrum All Star Awards are a great way to nominate and recognise employees who have demonstrated the Aurrum values and delivered extraordinary care to our residents. CARING, LIVING, EMPOWERING, INVESTING, SUPPORTING and LEADING the way are the core vision and...

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Aurrum Education Event -“Food Matters in Aged Care”

Aurrum Education Event -“Food Matters in Aged Care”

Earlier this month Melissa Ruffa, Aurrum Dietitian, met with residents and their family members at each of the Aurrum facilities in Victoria for education evenings focused around Aurrum’s Food Culture. At the event series, “Food Matters in Aged Care”, Melissa...

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Aurrum Lifestyle Programs Bringing Back Memories

Aurrum Lifestyle Programs Bringing Back Memories

Aurrum Healesville residents Laurie East and Bill Goodwin grew up around horses and developed a passion for working with them. Bill was a local farrier of the Yarra Valley and Laurie grew up on a farm caring for the horses. Marcy Satorova, Lifestyle Coordinator at...

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Emma McBride MP visits Aurrum Norah Head

Emma McBride MP visits Aurrum Norah Head

Last week Emma McBride MP Member for Dobell, NSW, Australian Labour Party visited Aurrum Norah Head to donate an Australian flag and speak with residents about current issues in the community. Karen Bailey, Aurrum Norah Head Facility Manager, gave a tour of the...

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“Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea” at Aurrum Plenty

“Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea” at Aurrum Plenty

In May, residents at Aurrum Plenty held an afternoon tea as part of Cancer Council’s national fundraising event, “Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea”. The event is the largest and most successful fundraiser for the charity, helping raise funds to support people affected...

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ANZAC Day at Aurrum Healesville

ANZAC Day at Aurrum Healesville

The sun was shining on Aurrum Healesville’s ANZAC Day garden ceremony. Many of the residents, staff and local RSL community members attended to honour and remember the fallen. Healesville residents made hand-made poppies for the remembrance day service. A Healesville...

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Aurrum Kincumber Book Launch!

Aurrum Kincumber Book Launch!

Residents in Aurrum Kincumber art therapy class and Karen Adler, Art Therapist have written and illustrated a children’s book titled Feathers and Fur Farm. Aurrum Kincumber held a book launch to debut their book to the community as well as read to children from the...

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3 days ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Wyoming residents gave a fond farewell to Joey, who recently completed a work placement as part of his university degree. The residents loved having Joey around so much so they threw him a little farewell & good luck party on his last day. Aurrum Wyoming residents will particularly miss his musical skills and enthusiasm. Joey promised he will come back for a Christmas sing-a-long with everyone. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Good on you Joey!

Beautiful young nurse. Awesome Joey 👏👏👏👏👏👏

So nice to know people like him still exit ! I congratulate him. It is quite inspiring.

What a great young man thank you for being so caring good luck with the rest of your career

That is so Lovely what a great guy xx

Congratulations Al the best for your future we need more like you

Looks like Joey was very well loved. Probably bought so much joy to these people that really need it

How wonderful to read a young man with a beautiful soul thank you Joey !!!

How touching.. not all aged care facilities have bad experiences.. well done Joey!

Well done our beautiful elderly people need more caring souls like you 🦋💜❣️👼

Seriously we need more stories like this. So many unsung hero's out there. So many beautiful people working in aged care. Love to hear good stories like this more often.

What a lovely caring young man

Well done Joey. The residents would of loved having u around. As a nurse u will have a great future and loved no matter where r are working. X

It would be lovely for our residents could have someone with experience with a musical instrument 🎸

That’s just beautiful All the best Joey

Well done! And might i add, fantastic hair!!

Awwww terrific

Nice to see people post great Aged Care stories👏👏👏👏👏

So nice to see

Gorgeous attitude!!

That is seriously a great story!

What a lovely man

Young people get bagged a lot but most are very loving and caring

Very nice of you Joey 😊👍♥️

Gorgeous heart 💔

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4 days ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum NSW Client Services Manager- Libby received some beautiful flowers recently from a very happy resident. Libby is one of Aurrum’s incredible Customer Services Team members who provide support and information about the aged care process for prospective residents and their families to allow a smooth and supported transition into aged care living. ... See MoreSee Less

Aurrum NSW Client Services Manager- Libby received some beautiful flowers recently from a very happy resident. Libby is one of Aurrum’s  incredible Customer Services Team members who provide support and information about the aged care process for prospective residents and their families to allow a smooth and supported transition into aged care living.Image attachmentImage attachment

5 days ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Erina & Terrigal Drive residents enjoyed a visit to Terrigal Drive bowling club recently where they enjoyed a nice lunch and time to socialise with friends. ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Wyoming resident pet- Molly soaks up the glorious view on a recent excursion on the Aurrum bus to Brisbane Waters. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Who looks after Molly and what are her sleeping arrangements

Brr! Said Molly to cold for a swim☀️..

1 week ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Wyoming residents feel refreshed after a fun Pilates session with Frances ... See MoreSee Less

Aurrum Wyoming residents feel refreshed after a fun Pilates session with FrancesImage attachment

 

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Great turn out

Julie Shumack

1 week ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Healesville residents enjoyed an afternoon of gardening work in the sunny courtyard recently. Residents chose to plant some bulbs that were supplied by resident June’s daughter in preparation for spring. It was a beautiful sunny day so the residents were thrilled to get outside. June herself is a keen gardener and loves getting to doing the things she enjoys. June was so happy to reminisce about her lovely garden that she couldn’t stop smiling. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Wyoming held an Art therapy class recently where residents used beautiful autumn leaves to create works of art. The residents could choose from a selection of media to create their Art. The activity provided a fun sensory experience whilst strengthening hand eye coordination and an opportunity to socialise with friends. ... See MoreSee Less

Aurrum Wyoming held an Art therapy class recently where residents used beautiful autumn leaves to create works of art. The residents could choose from a selection of media to create their Art. The activity provided a fun sensory experience whilst strengthening hand eye coordination and an opportunity to socialise with friends.Image attachment

2 weeks ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Erina & Terrigal Drive residents participated in a fun cooking class recently. The residents were assisted to cook a simple yet delicious cupcake. Here is Bernadette happily whipping up a storm. ... See MoreSee Less

Aurrum Erina & Terrigal Drive residents participated in a fun cooking class recently. The residents were assisted to cook a simple yet delicious cupcake. Here is Bernadette happily whipping up a storm.

 

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Oooh!! I will have to find out when this is on next so I can conveniently drop in 😉

2 weeks ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Reservoir recently held their monthly women’s luncheon. Executive Chef Malcom prepared a special menu for the group which they enjoyed with a glass of wine. There was lots of laughter among the ladies and great stories shared. ... See MoreSee Less

Aurrum Reservoir recently held their monthly women’s luncheon. Executive Chef Malcom prepared a special menu for the group which they enjoyed with a glass of wine. There was lots of laughter among the ladies and great stories shared.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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I have attended some of the ladies lunches they invited me as iam a volunteer and the lunches have been great and those desserts absolutely wonderful

3 weeks ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Molly (fellow Aurrum Wyoming resident) loves to go on excursions to Brisbane Waters with the residents. She loves to swim, play fetch and have cuddles with all her Aurrum family. Thanks for living with us Molly, we love having you as part of the family. ... See MoreSee Less

Molly (fellow Aurrum Wyoming resident) loves to go on excursions to Brisbane Waters with the residents. She loves to swim, play fetch and have cuddles with all her Aurrum family. Thanks for living with us Molly, we love having you as part of the family.Image attachmentImage attachment
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