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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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Aurrum Norah Head Gives Back to the Community

Aurrum Norah Head Gives Back to the Community

Engaging with and supporting local communities is an important part of Aurrum’s vision. The team at Aurrum Norah Head on the NSW Central Coast recently donated $1,000 to the Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) in support of their work as a community development...

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Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Healesville residents chose to participate in an Intergenerational Art Therapy class recently, where they enjoyed creating works of Art and spending time with family and friends. The residents enjoyed how the leaves felt and were amazed at the vibrant and bold colours. The activity brought back familiar childhood memories of running through leaves that had covered the ground. All the residents were taken on a journey through colour, textures and memories, whilst Art Therapist Sylvie encouraged them to share their expressions on paper using several different methods. ... See MoreSee Less

Aurrum Healesville residents chose to participate in an Intergenerational Art Therapy class recently, where they enjoyed creating works of Art and spending time with family and friends. The residents enjoyed how the leaves felt and were amazed at the vibrant and bold colours. The activity brought back familiar childhood memories of running through leaves that had covered the ground. All the residents were taken on a journey through colour, textures and memories, whilst Art Therapist Sylvie  encouraged them to share their expressions on paper using several different methods.Image attachmentImage attachment

1 day ago

Aurrum Aged Care

As part of our commitment to person centred care through our Living Life care model and the participative approach to care in the new quality standards, Aurrum residents and their guests were excited to participate in the Chef’s Tasting Menu event held last month and to play a part in the Aurrum menu design.
The group were greeted by the Aurrum Chefs who discussed the newly created menu, Aurrum’s food philosophy, followed by the tasting session- which was delicious!
The feedback from the residents and their guests were invaluable and we are happy to announce the new Aurrum menu has been successfully rolled out across all Aurrum Care Homes through a special Aurrum ‘Masterclass’ for all our Chefs and their teams to attend.
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Presentation excellant,plated nicely,food looks exceptional,and the Residents certainly looked very satisfied,well done!🏆.

Linden Morrow Julie Shumack

2 days ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Wyoming residents enjoyed a trip to Brisbane Waters recently where they enjoyed looking at the boats and relaxing scenery. Molly (our resident pooch) was also lucky enough to join the excursion. ... See MoreSee Less

Aurrum Wyoming residents enjoyed a trip to Brisbane Waters recently where they enjoyed looking at the boats and relaxing scenery. Molly (our resident pooch) was also lucky enough to join the excursion.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Looks like molly enjoyed the day as well

2 days ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Brunswick residents enjoyed taking a trip down memory lane by participating in a karaoke session last week. The favourite song among all the residents was Que Sera Sera (whatever will be, will be) by Jay Livingstone, famously sung by Doris Day in the Alfred Hitchcock film- The man who knew too much. Residents also enjoyed the regular ‘Happy Hour’ where they enjoyed a chat with a friend over a glass of wine or beer and nibbles . ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I m sure there were a few good singers in the group

4 days ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Happy Birthday to Aurrum Wyoming resident Violet (Vi), who turned a fantastic 106 recently!
The care team arranged a surprise ‘purple party’ in honour of her favourite colour to celebrate the special event with family, friends and the Aurrum team. Our Head Chef made Vi’s favourite red salmon sandwiches, scones with jam & cream and finished with a fabulous purple birthday cake.
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Forever Young Vi,she was so suprised and happy💜💜.

She looks good for 106!😃

What a wonderful age happy birthday violet

How special 😍 happy birthday 🎁🎂🎈 Vi!

Happy birthday violet xo

Happy Birthday 🥳 wow how wonderful does the beautiful lady look 🌹🌹🌹🌹 How lovely that Aurrum and team did that for her ♥️♥️♥️

Happy birthday gorgeous vi! miss looking after you! your such an gem x

Wonderful

Wow. Congratulations Vi!!!!!

Happy birthday Vi xxxxx

Happy Birthday! Amazing xo

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1 week ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Congratulations and Happy Birthday to Norah Head resident Hilda who turned 100 recently. A very special occasion for Hilda and everyone in her life. Happy Birthday Hilda with our warmest regards. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations and Happy Birthday to Norah Head resident Hilda who turned 100 recently. A very special occasion for Hilda and everyone in her life. Happy Birthday Hilda with our warmest regards.

1 week ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum General Manager Damien, VIC Client Services Manager Donna and the Plenty team celebrate the special milestone of reaching 120/120 residents in their care. Aurrum Plenty has been very popular with strong demand for their services. A fantastic achievement- Well done! ... See MoreSee Less

Aurrum General Manager Damien, VIC Client Services Manager Donna and the Plenty team celebrate the special milestone of reaching 120/120 residents in their care. Aurrum Plenty has been very popular with strong demand for their services. A fantastic achievement- Well done!

 

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Great achievement!

Great effort team Plenty! Feedback about our team and care for our residents has been so complimentary. Good work everyone 👍

👍👍👍👍👏👏👏👏🎉🎉🎉🎉

Great team, congratulations!

Well done!!! Congratulations to all Aurrum team ..👍👍👍🥂🥂🥂🥂🥂🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈

Fantastic beautiful facility

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1 week ago

Aurrum Aged Care

We are so proud of our Aurrum Team, each month team members are nominated for an Aurrum All Star award. Congratulations to April Aurrum All Stars Rita Hirmez, Ben Weinert, Jenelita Dequito, Ben Low, Alex Arun and Nick. Thank you for your dedication, passion & commitment. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Awesome job, Nick!!

Congratulations n best wishes you guys are doing excellent job and so creative 😊

Congrats

Congratulations jenny and ben

I wish my mother was in Aurrum Aged Care looks like a wonderful place for the residents and staff.

Congratulations 👍🏻

Congrats best

Congratulations Jenelita Rapadas Dequito

Congrats Ate Jenelita Rapadas Dequito and chef Ben

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1 week ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Wyoming’s garden bed is coming along very nicely. There are limes on the tree, marigolds blooming and sunflowers starting to grow. Thank you to resident Christine, who is taking great care of this flowerbed. ... See MoreSee Less

Aurrum Wyoming’s garden bed is coming along very nicely. There are limes on the tree, marigolds blooming and sunflowers starting to grow. Thank you to resident Christine, who is taking great care of this flowerbed.Image attachment

 

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Well done,must have green thumbs and TLC!

1 week ago

Aurrum Aged Care

Aurrum Aged Care celebrated Mother’s Day over the weekend. Excursions, Concerts and delicious High Teas were among the events planned for this special day. Aurrum Lifestyle provided everyone with a bright flower for the occasion. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Great

It looks absolutely lovely congratulations to all lifestyle staff you have out done yourselves

Mothers Day great to watch you celebrate,and enjoy,Reidents deserve it Congratulations well done to Staff alsoxx

So good! Thanks to everyone involved for creating a special event for the occasion 🤩😍.

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