Glades Bay Gardens Accreditation

By 30th January, 2017 All, News No Comments

On 5 and 6 January 2017, Glades Bay Gardens underwent their accreditation survey and demonstrated that they continue to meet all 44 expected outcomes. Read More

Capital Projects Update

By 31st October, 2016 All, News No Comments

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.

Resident in Focus – Iris Campbell

By 26th October, 2016 All, News No Comments

In this issue we put a spotlight on Jamieson House resident, Iris Campbell, who recently marked her 98th birthday. Her daughter, Leonie Campbell gives us an insight into Iris’ interesting life thus far: Read More

Education Spot: Reducing Distress in People with Dementia

By 26th October, 2016 All, News No Comments

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

National Safe Work Month: Focus on Preventing Falls

By 26th October, 2016 All, News No Comments

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

Employee of the Year Award

By 26th October, 2016 All, News No Comments

The inaugural John Laurie ‘Employee of the Year Award’ is now open and staff are encouraged to consider and nominate a worthy colleague.

The Award was introduced to officially recognise staff performance that is aligned to our values. Read More

New Employee Enterprise Agreement Explained

By 26th October, 2016 All, News No Comments

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

PAC4RAC in Implementation Phase

By 26th October, 2016 All, News No Comments

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