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The Village News : December 2019 – January 2020

Every few months we publish industry information and village news. In the December 2019 / January 2020 edition: Resident, Olive Hunter, celebrates her 100th birthday Allambie Heights Village bushfire survival plan Ausgrid electricity outage Christmas 2019 Staff Concert – A 14 year tradition LASA Membership Charter Australia Burns – Bushfires 2019 / 2020 Aged Care […]

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Aged Care Financial Risk 2020

As 2019 came to a close, alarm bells were ringing loudly that 54% of all residential aged care facilities are operating at a financial loss. Industry analysis of Department of Health data indicates that almost 200 Operators caring for up to 50,000 older Australians are operating at a high level of financial risk. Some RACFs […]

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Australia Burns – Bushfires 2019 / 2020

Australia has been the focus of the World and our support and sympathy goes out to our fellow Australians enduring the horrendous bushfires most recently on the eastern coast of New South Wales and Victoria. We have to learn from this, be less polarised politically and to work together. People have died. At time of […]

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LASA Membership Charter

It gives me great pleasure and satisfaction to share that on 17 December 2019, I signed the new LASA (Leading Age Services Australia) Membership Charter on behalf of Allambie Heights Village Ltd. LASA is the leading lobbyist and our representative for the Home Care, Residential Aged Care Facility and Retirement Village Industries in meeting with […]

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Staff Concert – Christmas 2019

‘There was more laughter from the audience than you’d get from a week of comedies on Netflix’ For 14 years, we have been ‘entertaining’ our residents, (well at least they laugh a lot) at our Annual Christmas Staff Concert & Resident Lunch, an absolute ‘sell out’ meaning that those who had not bought tickets early […]

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Ausgrid Electricity Outage

We were again tested following the forecasts of catastrophic weather conditions with a mini-cyclone that hit Sydney’s North Shore and Northern Beaches. I drove through the damage myself from a meeting in Sydney back to Allambie Heights. The damage was pretty excessive in certain areas, whole streets were affected in some instances and others untouched. […]

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Allambie Heights Village Bushfire Survival Plan

No-one likes to enter the week or day with a forecast of catastrophic weather and a threat of possible fires. Our team went into action and launched our Bushfire Survival Plan. We encouraged Village Residents to spend time with families or in shopping centres as advised by a range of health and emergency services. Our air […]

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Resident Olive Hunter turns 100

Watch video of Ciaran Foley interviewing resident, Olive Hunter, as she celebrates her 100th birthday. We celebrated Olive Hunter on 10 December 2019 on her 100th Birthday. I had the privilege of interviewing Olive in the morning just after her breakfast with other residents. An amazing 100 years unfolded of growing up in Country Australia and […]

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Transforming pain management with PainChek at Allambie Heights Village Ltd.

It’s always great to share good news and I trust that you will enjoy reading the information below about how Allambie Heights Village Ltd is transforming pain management with PainChek. As one of the first Operators and Aged Care Providers in Australia to embrace PainChek and as part of our continued approach to collaborate with partners […]