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Latest News & Updates

Latest News & Updates

Centacare Amelia House recently had reason for a large party, one of their clients’, Sinclair ‘Cam’ Laurence celebrated her 100th Birthday!  Anyone who knows Cam will know she is responsible for creating a reaction of joy and smiles when she enters a room.

Cam has been a client of Centacare Amelia House since 2011, and is known for her happy and joyful nature.

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Dementia Friendly Conference will be held on Thursday 21 September 2017.

The purpose of the conference is to raise awareness of how people with dementia can continue living in their community, where the physical and social environments of life are interlinked and equally important with communities designed to engage people, provide opportunity for valued active participation, comfort and safety.

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Friends at Court, a welcoming face in Noosa and Nambour.

Courtroom nerves seem to disappear when Denis Meadows bares his endearing trademark smile at Noosa Magistrates Court. The Noosa District Catholic parishioner is the co-ordinator of Friends at Court in Noosa and Nambour, a volunteer-run outreach of Centacare’s Prisoner Service.

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Our Sunshine Coast Movement, Music and Drama Group had a great time recently filming their Grease Film Clip in front of a green screen at Kawana Waters State College.

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Centacare finalist at Queensland’s aged care industry awards.

The outstanding achievements of the aged care industry in Queensland were recently recognised at the Leading Age Services Australia’s Queensland 2017 Excellence in Care Awards.

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All of us at Centacare would like to wish Dorothy a very happy 100th birthday. Dorothy celebrated with her family and friends and we were privileged to be invited to share in this very special occasion.

Dorothy receives in home services from Centacare Aspley. 

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With one week to go until the 8th Annual National Dementia Conference, we spoke with Centacare’s S.H.A.R.E. The Care Program Co-ordinator Caroline Grogan to discuss dementia in Australia and dementia friendly communities.

Dementia is currently the single greatest cause of disability in older Australians. How can our healthcare system better meet the needs of Australians of all ages living with dementia?

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Recently the children, families and staff of Centacare’s Star of the Sea Catholic Child Care Centre in Hervey Bay took part in creating signage for their foyer to support ‘R U OK?’ day.

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This beautiful blooming rose was taken from the garden of our Centacare Anam Cara office, located at 90 Kirkland Avenue, Coorparoo.

In an earlier life, the building used by Anam Cara was the convent for the Good Samaritan nuns and we are grateful to them for planting such beautiful roses in the gardens, for us to continue to enjoy even today.

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