Springwood Terrace resident

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4 reasons why animals are important in aged care

Most pet owners will agree that animal interaction can improve physical, mental and social wellbeing. Many of our Opal HealthCare Care Communities regularly welcome animal…

13th May 2021

Elwyn at HCA

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Balance and Strength

At our brand new state-of-the-art HCA wellness centre in Kawana Waters Care Community, balance and strength are two of the key drivers for engaging our residents to work…

4th May 2021

Ray Holley Skydiving

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Living the dream

From a young age, Ray Holley has always dreamed of flying high and recently he took a step closer with his first ever skydive from a plane 14,000 feet above the ground. Ray,…

29th April 2021

Bathurst Riverview

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Living well in care

It is natural to want to live in a place where you feel safe and included. By enhancing the indoor and outdoor living spaces in our care communities, we are creating homely…

26th April 2021

Jean - Tweed River

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Consistent exercise is the key

Our new on-site wellness centre at Tweed River Care Community is a great place for residents to stay active, with an expert team of physiotherapists, exercise physiologists…

23rd April 2021

Marie and Ron

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Never too late to fall in love

Marie and Ron met in January 2019 at Cameron Park Care Community but their whirlwind romance really only began less than a year ago when they attended an exercise class…

19th April 2021

Intergenerational friendships

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The antidote to ageism

According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO), Global Report on Ageism* released in March, half of the world’s population is believed to hold ageist attitudes towards…

8th April 2021

Regional General Manager

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Regional Manager is a uniquely rewarding career

Edwina Caesar is Opal HealthCare’s Regional General Manager in Queensland, where she is responsible for ten care communities. Her career in Australia began 25 years ago when…

8th March 2021


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Embracing a culture of generosity

We are blessed to have authentic relationships with many community members who generously contribute their time and resources to enhance the health and wellbeing of our…

3rd March 2021