Volunteer with St Luke’s Care this National Volunteer Week

Volunteer with St Luke’s Care this National Volunteer Week

This week is National Volunteer Week (20-26 May), a time to celebrate the positive impact volunteers make to our St Luke’s Care community. There are many different ways you can volunteer with us and you don’t need any specialist qualifications or prior experience, just a willingness to help others.    Your contribution will support our…

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is an annual celebration held on the 12th of May, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the founder of modern nursing. This day is a time to recognise and appreciate the incredible work that nurses do all around the world, and for us at St Luke’s Care to recognise the amazing nurses…

Join our Community programs

Join our Community programs

Specially designed for those living with dementia and their carers, our community programs provide entertainment, engagement, socialisation and connection. They provide you with an activity you can both enjoy and create huge benefits for those living with dementia and also support and camaraderie for the carers. These six week long programs will provide you and…

The Role of Exercise for Balance & Falls Prevention

The Role of Exercise for Balance & Falls Prevention

As we age, maintaining balance becomes increasingly crucial for overall well-being. The risk of falls and related injuries can be a significant concern, but incorporating regular exercise into your routine can be a game-changer. In this article, we delve into the importance of exercise for seniors in preventing falls and provide a guide to exercises…

International Women’s Day 2024

International Women’s Day 2024

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2024, we reflect on the significant strides made to “Inspire Inclusion” which is this year’s IWD theme, by promoting gender equality in leadership roles. The importance of having women in leadership positions, especially in our industry, cannot be overstated; from improving patient outcomes to fostering a more inclusive work…

Navigating MyAgedCare – A Guide to Securing Funding for Home Care Packages

Navigating MyAgedCare – A Guide to Securing Funding for Home Care Packages

My Aged Care is a government run website designed to help Australians in accessing aged care services. It is the first place to look when starting on the journey of receiving aged care. This website explains the types of care available, how to access care and how to securing funding for that care. The Australian…

What are the Different Types of Dementia?

What are the Different Types of Dementia?

Dementia is a broad term for various conditions that affect cognitive functions such as memory, thinking and behaviour. While memory loss is a common symptom, dementia is not just about forgetting things; it can profoundly impact daily life and independence. Understanding the different types of dementia is crucial for early identification, proper management and providing…

Join our social group for families living with dementia
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Join our social group for families living with dementia

Enjoy coffee and socialise. Café Connect has a particular focus on reducing stigma, encouraging social engagement, and empowering families living with dementia. This month, we are joined by music therapists Elizabeth Benedict & Jenna Murphy. Participate in a live music quiz exploring popular music and lyrics. Designed specifically for those living with dementia, this program…

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