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5 Advantages of Leisure Activities in Aged Care Facilities

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For many reasons, engaging in leisure and lifestyle activities is important for older adults. These activities can help improve physical and mental health, provide opportunities for social interaction and help stave off boredom and loneliness. It doesn’t matter how old you are; maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle becomes even more crucial as we age.  One […]

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What an absolutely wonderful day!  Dale Cottages Showcase Day, held at the Greendale Centre on Saturday, May 8,  was a huge success and enjoyed by so many. The day started out with beautiful sunshine and as soon as the doors opened, so many came to see what was on offer,  and enjoy the open day. […]

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Cycling Without Age

Our latest adventure for the Friday morning outing group was down to the Rockingham Foreshore. The weather was amazing and Greendale Centre patrons were in the highest of spirits. First stop was Sunsets Café for morning tea, Sunsets service, cakes and coffee were just delightful. Then patrons game enough spent time exploring the beautiful bike […]

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Jacks’ Pot Holders

Our lovely JE Murray Home resident Jack, has been making ‘pot holders’ on his own. With the help of our therapy team, the holders have been turned into a sensory blanket for our dementia wing. Well done Jack. Stunning work!

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Happy 100th Betty

  HAPPY 100TH Birthday Betty! Dale Cottages’ Residential Care Facility, the J.E. Murray Home, had the pleasure of celebrating with Betty Bishop for her 100th birthday. Betty has been a resident at the facility in Armadale since June 2019 and was joined by other residents and staff for a morning tea.  Family and friends then attended which rounded off […]

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