Aged Care

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Aged Care

Our goal is to ensure older Australians are healthy, comfortable and, above all, loved. If you or your loved one needs help with affordable aged-care support, we offer a range of services.

Who’ll look after me now I’m older?

Yes, i'd like some help

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Donor inspired by Army's love and care for parents
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14 May 2020

John's care at The Salvation Army's Burrangiri Aged Care Plus Respite Centre brought him back to his Salvationist roots. Pictured here with his family in 1930 with Commandant Joseph Griffith and his second wife Eveline (he remarried after first wife Mary died) and his three sons John (in SA uniform), Joseph Junior and William.  It was the care given to her father John – and then later ...

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Age with dignity
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14 May 2020

The Salvation Army specialises in caring for the elderly and will step up this com - mitment with an extra four residential centres as part of a new national agenda for aged care. Photo: James Horan H...

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Aged Care Plus: Journey of heart and soul
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14 May 2020

Emotional focus is making a huge difference in dementia care. More than 400,000 Australians have some form of dementia (healthdirect.gov.au/dementia-statistics). That’s three in 10 people over ...

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Dotti the dog brings joy to aged care residents
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14 May 2020

Dotti's weekly visits to the Salvos' Barrington Lodge Aged Care facility is a highlight for many residents. You know it’s Wednesday at Barrington Lodge in New Town, a suburb in Hobart’s ...

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Construction to start on aged care centre
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14 May 2020

The Salvation Army Aged Care has secured a builder, Total Construction, to begin work on the Kubirri Aged Care Centre in Mossman, Far North Queensland. Following discussions with Douglas Shire Council...

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Loving Dad
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31 March 2020

It was dark by the time I arrived. Dinner had already been served and the nursing staff had settled my dad into bed. He was resting but not quite asleep. The lighting in the room was slightly dimmed, ...

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Ageing with dignity
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31 March 2020

Vulnerable elderly are the focus of the Salvos’ new national aged care agenda. Hundreds of additional individual-living units for older people vulnerable to homelessness are the centrepiece of...

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Negotiating the generations
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30 March 2020

The reality of being a grandparent can sometimes be different to what we imagined, says Colleen Morris. How can grandparents build close relationships with their grandchildren? When a grandparent choo...

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