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Centenarian Edna is proud to be living independently, with the help of BaptistCare home care services.

9 November, 2020 BaptistCare home care client Edna Goodwin is celebrating turning 100. Happy Birthday, Edna! As a centenarian now, Edna is very proud to be living independently and is extremely grateful to BaptistCare for the services they provide. She says the BaptistC...

Perfect timing for a good move

When Gail Kerr heard one of BaptistCare Maranoa’s Stage One apartments had re-entered the market, she knew it was perfect timing. She bought it, moved in mid February, and has never doubted her decision. “My husband suddenly passed away last July. I couldn’t stay in our...

BaptistCare NSW and ACT announces Charles Moore as new CEO to succeed retiring Ross Low

21 July, 2020 BaptistCare NSW and ACT has announced Charles Moore as its new Chief Executive Officer from July 13, on the retirement of current CEO Ross Low. Ross Low joined BaptistCare in 2004 and has made a significant contribution to the legacy of the organisation du...

Floral wonder at BaptistCare Carey Gardens

Floral wonder at BaptistCare Carey Gardens When Floriade was cancelled in Canberra this year due to restrictions from COVID-19, BaptistCare Carey Gardens decided to create their very own Floriade, much to the delight of residents and staff alike. We spoke to Petrina Bec...

HopeStreet Port Kembla officially opens in Wentworth Street

After an extensive amount of planning and preparation, BaptistCare HopeStreet Port Kembla celebrates its official opening this week, having relocated to 27-29 Wentworth Street in Port Kembla in July. The recent move has opened doors and created pathways for an increased...

Jean celebrates turning 105

2 November, 2020 Jean Prince, a resident at BaptistCare Shalom Centre celebrated 105 years on Friday 23 October. Our Shalom staff, along with some of her family, held a little party for her with flowers and a cake. Born on October 23, 1915 in Newtown, Jean had one broth...

In Memoriam: Celebrating the life of June Heinrich AM

2 September, 2020 It is with sadness that BaptistCare acknowledges the passing of June Heinrich AM, former CEO and Board member of BaptistCare on Wednesday 2 September.Our love and condolences go to June’s husband Bill, her family and her many friends. June's contributi...

One-time ACT "Woman of the Year" recipient for her charity work, Olga Scott, turns 100

9 November, 2020 Recently a special BaptistCare at home client of Murrumbidgee, Mrs Olga Scott, became a centenarian. Happy 100th Birthday Olga!Born in 1920, Olga has spent the last 100 years serving her family - she has four children, Ray, Graham, Carol and Vincent - a...

More choice and more fun for Pat’s next chapter

It was a desire to plan ahead for both her family and her own independence that led Pat Doyle to sit down and plan her future. Having been on her own for seven years, Pat, 72, wanted to take charge of how and where she lives as she ages, so that the responsibility for d...

Alf celebrates 105 years: “If the Lord wants me to be here a bit longer to serve Him, that will make me happy.”

12 November, 2020 Alf Bourne is somewhat of a legend to us at BaptistCare, so many lives of our residents and staff have been touched by Alf. He has lived a life devoted to being of service to others, and we’d like to honour and celebrate Alf on his 105th birthday – wha...

BaptistCare launches new housing to combat housing stress

1 December, 2020 In a year where many Australians are going to be feeling the financial crunch of the pandemic and even more Australians are going to be feeling housing stress, BaptistCare’s newest community housing development in south west Sydney has opened with 122 v...

103-year-old Wilhelmina

7 December, 2020 Wilhelmina Kop is a client of BaptistCare at home Central Coast/Hunter who has a zest for life. She has turned a remarkable 103 years old - Happy Birthday Wilhelmina! Wilhelmina’s daughter Anneka told us that her mum would be happy with the recognition ...

BaptistCare releases Human Rights Position Statement and Modern Slavery Statement

21 December, 2020 BaptistCare is excited to announce the publication of two very important pillars of our social sustainability framework: our Human Rights Position Statement and our first Modern Slavery Statement.Our purpose and intent for our Human Rights Position Sta...

BaptistCare team member Anthony Wood: A Quiet Achiever

8 February, 2021 BaptistCare team member Anthony Wood, known as Tony, has spent 12 years as a Client Liaison Officer in Residential Services, based in Canberra. On Australia Day of this year, it was announced by Governor-General Hurley that Tony has been recognised in t...

A life of adventure and faith: DHL resident Olive Jardine turns 100

8 February, 2021 Olive Jardine, a resident at Dorothy Henderson Lodge, turns 100 years old on January 23 and says that her advice for living a long life is, “Having faith in God and doing the very best I can do in everything.”Born in Gladesville, Olive grew up during th...

BaptistCare Maranoa resident shares her thoughts about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

10 March, 2021 The following interview with BaptistCare resident Patricia took place before the vaccine rollout at BaptistCare’s Maranoa, Alstonville. Name: Patricia Age: 87 soon to be 88 How are you feeling ahead of getting the vaccination?I want to get the vaccination...

BaptistCare Watermark’s Ethics recognition ‘well deserved’

BaptistCare Watermark Village was awarded the Wagga Wagga Business Chambers’ Excellence in Business Ethics Award last week, acknowledging the villages’ core values of Love, Respect, Reliability and Empowerment. Sandra Fletcher said - in her particular experience – it is...

BaptistCare Retirement Village: First time’s a charm

Tom and Eileen Vimson only looked at one retirement village before they knew where they wanted to be. They moved into BaptistCare Angus Bristow on 24th August. “We didn’t have to look further. We came here first. It was close to family, and it was quiet, peaceful, open....

Vale Ross Low

Monday 3 May We are deeply saddened to share the passing of Ross Low, aged 72, BaptistCare’s former Chief Executive Officer.Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, his family and friends at this time – this is truly devastating news for them and we have shared our m...