In our commitment to renovate and refurbish our facilities, I am pleased to report that work has commenced on the redevelopment of Glengarry, Mosman. The refurbishment will see an update and refresh of the entry, common areas and resident rooms over a three-year period.
Work is on track for the final touches to Horton House, Gordon which is scheduled to be reopened in early December. Garden landscaping is progressing and construction is expected to be completed by mid-November.
A fact sheet on the causes and strategies to alleviate distress in people with dementia was recently published by NPS MedicineWise and Alzheimer’s Australia. The information includes communication methods, appropriate medications, and creating a positive external environment. Read More
October is National Safe Work Month and Twilight Aged Care is promoting safety across the organisation. Work Health and Safety (WHS) is not just about workers’ safety, it is about safety for all who enter our homes. With this in mind we are focussing our attention on prevention of falls. Read More
Twilight Aged Care is currently negotiating a new Employee Enterprise Agreement to ensure staff have access to a fair and equitable workplace. The Employee Enterprise Agreement covers Personal Care Assistants, Laundry Attendants, Cooks/Chefs, Kitchen Hands and Recreational Activity Officers, with all other positions covered by a contract of employment as well as the National Employment Standards. Read More
Our important collaborative partnership with NSW Ambulance and Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD), known as PAC4RAC (Providing Appropriate Care 4 Residents in Aged Care), is in full swing.
The project is currently in implementation phase and provides an exciting opportunity for an integrated care model developed across the non-government sector, a state-wide service (NSW Ambulance), and the hospital sector. As such, it has the potential to benefit the whole health system. Read More