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BRAEMAR GAINS RECOGNITION FOR INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE

Braemar Presbyterian Care has been recognised for its commitment to the aged and community care sector after being awarded a high commendation in the Innovation in Service and Design category at this year's Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) Aged Care Awards. The prestigious accolade was…


ENCHANTING FEATURES BRING THE OUTSIDE IN

Anybody entering the dementia-specific area at Braemar Village in Willagee could be forgiven for thinking they were walking into a rainforest. Depicted from floor to ceiling on the double doors are huge images of established trees and plants, dappled in sunlight. “We wanted to create a calming…


RESPITE SERVICE OFFERS CARE FOR CARERS

Braemar Presbyterian Care’s short-stay respite care services are designed to help carers in their support of relatives or loved ones, who need to take some time away in the short term. These services offer people providing every-day care to a loved one, an opportunity to rejuvenate, while offering…


PALLIATIVE CARE WEEK EVENT

Living with Dignity, Dying in Comfort An Information Evening Braemar Presbyterian Care is offering a free community event for local people who are keen to learn more about palliative care services offered at Braemar sites. The Living with Dignity, Dying in Comfort information evening will take…


COMMUNITY MINDED SENIORS TAKE TIME TO REMEMBER

More than 100 years since the end of World War I, Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda aged care home will commemorate the ANZAC heroes and other ex-servicemen and women in its midst, ahead of ANZAC Day on Thursday April 25. And staff at the facility are the first to admit that their residents are…


STRONG DEMAND LEADS TO MORE FREE DEMENTIA CARE SEMINARS

Community demand for free workshops on dementia training has been strong, leading Braemar Presbyterian Care to add additional complimentary workshops up until November, all of which are open to the wider community. Whilst workshops scheduled for 26 March and 23 April already have waitlists, further…


BRAEMAR LAUNCHES VIRTUAL TOURS

In an example of how it is leading the way in best-practice aged care, Braemar Presbyterian Care is launching virtual tours of its three residential facilities, enabling visitors to ‘walk through’ each of its homes to assess the available accommodation and amenities.   Virtual tours at Braemar’s…


DEMENTIA AWARENESS SEMINARS

You're Invited - Dementia Awareness Training Braemar is pleased to announce free Dementia Care Training in 2019. Presented by Dementia Consultant Michelle Harris-Allsop, this engaging programme will consist of a series of training sessions, designed to increase your fundamental understanding of…


TRANSPARENCY MATTERS

Braemar Presbyterian Care has launched a new program designed to ensure that everyone associated with the organisation is able to have their voice heard; about any issues that cause them concern. Braemar Cares – Your Call is an independent, third-party reporting service which allows…


BRAEMAR STAFF CHOP AND DICE WITH SENIORS

Variety is the spice of life, so they say, and culinary delights are certainly something that seniors at Braemar Presbyterian Care are experiencing, thanks to the launch of the regular cooking club at Braemar House. A popular part of the activities calendar at the not-for-profit aged care home,…