Volunteering in aged care is one of the best ways to give back to the community. Whether it’s spending quality time, helping them engage their
If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that change can be hard to adjust to — no matter what life stage we’re in. When your world
You’ve likely heard the expression ‘use it or lose it,’ about the ageing brain. While it may sound a little extreme, there is an element
While the situation around COVID-19 seems to be improving in Australia, many of us are still being bombarded with anxiety-provoking information. From news alerts about
While we may currently be separated by distance, it’s more important than ever for us to all come together as Australians. In the midst of
The COVID-19 outbreak can be scary and overwhelming for anybody, but this is especially true for children. Kids, particularly those on the younger side, may
Social engagement is essential for helping seniors maintain optimal health and quality of life. However, with the outbreak of Coronavirus, older Australians are being instructed
Watching a loved one change due to Alzheimer’s can be confronting, especially for children. By using these tips to help your grandchildren understand dementia (or
Advance Care Planning Week challenges Australians to plan for future medical care
This week’s National Advance Care Planning Week, running from 22 - 26 March, is encouraging all Australians to prepare for future medical care and normalise conversations around death and dying.
Aged care industry prepares for the road ahead
Industry peak body, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) held a webinar for their members last week, covering the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s Final Report and what it means for the sector, with speakers saying it comes down to three words - ‘Aged Care Transformed’.
New research funded in a race towards dementia prevention
The Dementia Australia Research Foundation (DARF), a research arm of Dementia Australia, and the Race Against Dementia charity have announced the recipients of the joint organisation fellowship programme today.
The collaboration between Dementia Training Australia and Scalabrini – Aiming to improve the wellbeing and health of people living with dementia, to provide greater opportunities to live more fulfilling and happy lives.
Scalabrini in the Press
What happens when students live in an aged care facility?Jump on and listen to an interview with the ABC about how students from the University of Sydney are making a huge difference to the lives of Scalabrini residents as part of Scalabrini’s Gold Soul Companionship Program.
Australian Journal of Dementia Care
Minister for Senior Australians & Aged Care Ken Wyatt, officially opens The Village by Scalabrini.
Australian Journal of Dementia Care
Australian Journal of Dementia Care article covering Scalabrini’s Gold Soul Companionship Program
News story on how Scalabrini is offering free rent and meals to students in their Gold Soul Companionship Program based at Scalabrini Bexley.
Most of us have countless fond memories of times spent with grandparents. But that’s not the case for everybody. Some grandparents live abroad, interstate, or have passed away. Read the beautiful connection between Playgroups NSW and Scalabrini in bringing two generations together for the mutual benefits for both age groups.
SBS news story featuring The Village by Scalabrini and how clever design solutions are providing alternative ways of thinking about aged care for those living with Demetia.