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WINTER WALTZ WARMS THE HEART

The temperature may have dropped in WA, but a Winter Waltz warmed the hearts of residents at Braemar Village in Willagee last week. A Winter Waltz held at the 52-room facility brought residents to their feet to celebrate a shared love of music, dancing and life. Volunteers were on hand to teach the…


BRAEMAR CELEBRATES NATIONAL DAY WITH PAW PARTNERS

Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda aged care facility will welcome a new temporary resident on Friday 23 June, when he makes an appearance for the day with his owner, Occupational Therapist Marie Tassicker. The visit by Harley the Golden Retriever coincides with National Take Your Dog to Work Day,…


BRAEMAR VISITOR INCREASES APPETITE FOR LIFE

Variety is the spice of life, so they say, and culinary variety is certainly something that seniors at Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda aged care facility in Willagee experienced today thanks to a visit from the team at the Maggie Beer Foundation. The ‘Secrets from the Kitchen’ program saw…


COOINDA CELEBRATES 1ST BIRTHDAY

Braemar Presbyterian Care’s aged care home in Melville – Cooinda – celebrated its first birthday on Thursday 25 May. The stylish and modern home to 108 local residents will celebrate with speeches, birthday cake, musical entertainment and VIP guests - the residents! Chief Executive of Braemar…


BRAEMAR EMPLOYEE GAINS RECOGNITION IN EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Registered Nurse Jennifer Rosso has been recognised for her commitment to the aged and community care sector after becoming a finalist in the trainee category in this year’s Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) Excellence in Care Awards. Jennifer, works at Braemar Cooinda in Willagee, she…


BRAEMAR RESIDENT REACHES HER CENTENARY

After being born in South Africa to Swedish parents and then having lived in Australia for over 20 years, it’s fair to say that, by anyone’s standards, Braemar Presbyterian Care resident Lisa Silburn has lived an interesting life. As she approaches her 100th birthday, Mrs Silburn – whose father was…


TRUE LOVE REMAINS STRONG AFTER MORE THAN SIX DECADES

After more than 60 years of marriage, the love lives on for Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda residents Malcolm and Frances Pryce, who are 86 and 89 years of age respectively. The pair will celebrate their 62nd Valentine’s Day together on Tuesday and readily admit their happy union has centred on…


BRAEMAR APPOINTS WAYNE BELCHER (OAM) AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Braemar Appoints Wayne Belcher, OAM, as its new Chief Executive Braemar Presbyterian Care has announced that Wayne Belcher, OAM, will take up the position of Chief Executive on 7 March 2017. Mr Belcher is a very experienced chief executive in the aged care sector with former roles including Chief…