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Understanding Aged Care Fees and Charges

Understanding Aged Care Fees and Charges

Moving into an aged care facility can be daunting for both the older person and their family members. There are a number of things to consider before making this decision, one of which is the cost....

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In the News

In the News

For the residents of Banfields in Cowes, every week is a festival. There’s a dazzling array of activities on offer, to keep residents entertained, engaged
and connected

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Lifestyle Update – December 2021

Lifestyle Update – December 2021

Remembrance Day - 11 November Remembrance Day was acknowledged this year with a special service in the Lounge. The important memorial day honouring the courageous Australians who served our country...

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Director of Care Message – Lara Basso

Director of Care Message – Lara Basso

Welcome to Summer everyone! The past 24 months have been exceptionally challenging for most of us. Maintaining positivity has been a focus and priority for the Banfields Community, as we rally...

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CEO Message – Edward Matthies

CEO Message – Edward Matthies

CEO Message Dear residents, relatives and friends, Welcome to our final Banfields Bulletin for the year - the "Christmas Edition". With all its challenges, 2021 has been a year where we continued to...

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Mandatory Staff Vaccination Rollout

Mandatory Staff Vaccination Rollout

The pandemic and its variety of pressures have created ongoing challenges in the aged care sector. We continually align our facilities’ procedures with the ever-changing Government protocols to best...

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Banfields goes for gold

Banfields goes for gold

Olympic fever was in the air at Banfields Aged Care last week, as residents got into the Olympic spirit. But they weren’t just glued to the big screen, watching the athletes complete in Tokyo. In an...

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Artist in Residence

Artist in Residence

Our very own Artist in Residence, Kay Smith, has been attending a community art class each week where participates partake in a variety of creative workshops. You can see one of Kay's latest...

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In the news

In the news

Phillip Island and San Remo Advertiser (12th May 2021)   The Sentinel (8th June 2021)  

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MSU Mondays!

MSU Mondays!

The Memory Sensory Unit Team has been very busy having lots of fun with our wonderful residents and this is all just on a Monday!!!

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Physio Report

Physio Report

Regular exercise is important for your wellbeing It is recommended by the Australian Government Department of Health and the World Health Organisation that adults over 65 years old participate in...

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Director of Care Message – Lara Basso

Director of Care Message – Lara Basso

Dear Residents and Relatives, With winter here, it’s time to be prepared for flu season. Banfields staff has completed the Staff Influenza Vaccination Program and our Resident Influenza Vaccination...

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CEO Message – Edward Matthies

CEO Message – Edward Matthies

Dear residents, relatives and friends, I hope this message finds you well, as the Winter days settle in. We continue to watch various COVID-19 clusters appear in different communities nationwide....

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Hawaiian Day!

Hawaiian Day!

The residents absolutely loved the Hawaiian day we held back in March. This special day had to be postponed last year due to COVID-19...

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