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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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Health Breaks

Health Breaks

Healthy Habits for High Performance: Water and Health Our bodies need water to function properly. Between 50% and 80% of the human body is made up of water. We need water or digestion, to absorb...

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Lifestyle Round Up!

Lifestyle Round Up!

The Memory Sensory Unit Team comprising of Sonia, Kaylene, Sarah, Lisa and Christine have worked tirelessly to make the environment in the MSU 'homely' but with a special difference - every part of...

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Director of Care Message – Lara Basso

Director of Care Message – Lara Basso

Dear Banfields Relatives and Residents, An official welcome to 2021! The new year started with new restrictions for Victorians and then their subsequent easing, only to be followed by a statewide...

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Banfields Bulletin – CEO Message

Banfields Bulletin – CEO Message

Dear residents, relatives and friends, I hope this message finds you well and you’re having a positive start to 2021.The summer days are now officially behind us and it’s very reassuring to see that...

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CEO Message – Edward Matthies

CEO Message – Edward Matthies

Dear residents, relatives and friends, Thank you to our Banfields’ family - to our residents, relatives and friends who have all worked with us to help keep our residents safe during this very...

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Director of Care Message – Lara Basso

Director of Care Message – Lara Basso

I hope you're enjoying Spring 2020! The sense of community and family values runs strong throughout the Banfields Community. 2020 has been both a rewarding, yet challenging year. The pressure to...

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Bill makes sure we eat our veggies!

Bill makes sure we eat our veggies!

91 years young, Bill Waters was born on the island of Whangarie of New Zealand. He first became interested in gardening at the tender age of 11 when his father needed to leave the family to go to...

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Maxine’s Secret Gardening

Maxine’s Secret Gardening

If you've noticed some additional gardening efforts lately, you can thank one of our green-thumbed residents, Maxine, who has taken to her hobby with the utmost enthusiasm. Eager to make the most of...

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