Joe with his garden

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Joe finds joy at Bankstown Terrace!

When Joe first moved to Bankstown Terrace Care Community from the Sutherland Hospital, he had been living alone grieving for his wife after she had passed away. He felt he had…

17th February 2021

Kim

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CareerTrackers paves the way for Indigenous youth

We are proud to be partnered with CareerTrackers as they drive career development opportunities for young Indigenous people in Australia. Kim, who joined our Opal family in…

10th February 2021

Stan

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The importance of movement

Our in-house Wellness Centres focus on improving the mobility of our residents which among other benefits, significantly contributes to their quality of life and improves long-…

3rd February 2021

Samira Quakers Hillside Chef

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Chef delights in Aged Care

Many chefs have a signature dish. For Samira, our head chef at Quakers Hillside, that special dish is baklava. Samira says that baking the decadent Middle Eastern treat…

19th January 2021

Narraweena Grove

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Christmas card community collaboration

This year Narraweena Grove Care Community, in association with the students of St John The Apostle Catholic Primary School, were chosen to be involved in the design and…

22nd December 2020

Year of Courage

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The Year of Courage, Connection and Heart

We all agree that 2020 has been a year like no other, full of unique challenges and circumstances that none of us could have imagined possible. It has also been a year where,…

14th December 2020

Lois with flowers

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Connecting with our communities

We are grateful to have strong bonds to the communities in which we live. We truly appreciate the support given to us at Opal HealthCare and any contribution, be it big or small…

7th December 2020

Roy from Kawana Waters

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Pursuing passions in aged care

We encourage our residents to explore their talents and enjoy pursuing passions and the things they love in life. For many of our residents, this could mean rediscovering…

27th November 2020

Sale Show

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Sale Gardens Care Community puts on a great show

The Sale Show in Gippsland, Victoria is an event our residents look forward to every November and when our Sale Gardens residents found out the event was cancelled this year due…

25th November 2020