Eldercare celebrated pride and diversity at the 2021 Feast Festival8 Dec 2021
A team of Eldercare staff, volunteers and members of the LGBTIQ Advisory Group hosted a stall at the 2021 Picnic in the Park, held as part of Feast, Adelaide’s queer arts and cultural festival, on 28 November to demonstrate that Eldercare is a welcoming and supportive place for LGBTIQ residents, staff, volunteers and families.
Eldercare donated over 140 bags for women and girls in need2 Dec 2021
140 bags were filled and then donated to Share the Dignity to help women and girls in need over Christmas and ensure they receive the basic essentials – including pads and tampons, deodorant, toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo and soap – as well as little luxuries such as hair accessories or a handwritten note.
The Lodge residents treated to a ‘bonnie’ performance30 Nov 2021
Residents and staff at Wayville aged care home The Lodge were transported (in spirit) to the Scottish Highlands when the Scotch College Pipe Band and Highland Dancers performed last week.
Eldercare wins Future of Ageing Social Inclusion Award28 Oct 2021
Eldercare’s ElderPRIDE Program, introduced to ensure that Eldercare is a welcoming and supportive organisation for LGBTIQ residents, staff, volunteers and families, was named the winner of the Social Inclusion category in the Future of Ageing Awards.
Eldercare’s short film named a finalist for industry award27 Sep 2021
The short film ‘You can ask that’, produced by Eldercare in 2020 to ‘debunk the myths’ that are still out there surrounding LGBTIQ people, has been named a finalist in the 2021 ACSA Aged Care Awards for South Australia.
CE Jane Pickering thanks all Eldercare staff on Aged Care Employee Day6 Aug 2021
Aged Care Employee Day is commemorated each year on 8 August with its purpose being to celebrate Australia’s aged care workforce which is made up of over 360,000 individuals who contribute to caring for older people.
Applauding David Leicester’s contribution to world history11 Jun 2021
David Leicester OAM, DFC & Bar made the ultimate sacrifice in 1941 when he was sent off to England to join the Allies in World War II. He was only 19.