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Category: News Stories

The residents at Corowa Court aged care home on the Mornington Peninsula were delighted to receive a surprise delivery from the children at Devon Meadows Primary School recently, with bundles of hand crafted drawings and letters providing them with a sense of connection during lockdown.


Category: News Stories

Monica Fitzpatrick, known as Bonnie, celebrated the milestone of one hundred years young on 8 October. Bonnie marked the occasion at Benetas aged care home St Laurence Court Kangaroo Flat, surrounded by friends and then later with her family.


Category: Media Releases

Leading aged care provider Benetas has appointed Sarah McInerney as the new General Manager of Quality, Outcomes and Research following the departure of Dr Catherine Joyce due to an interstate move.


Category: Opinion

Thanks to a grant from the Psyche Foundation awarded to leading aged care provider Benetas, research was conducted into how to improve the mental health of people moving into residential aged care and ease the transition for them and their loved ones. Benetas welcomes more than 300 new residents into their Residential Aged Care homes every year. The research, managed by Benetas Senior Researcher Dr Meg Polacsek, aimed to uncover the pain points to help support residents and families better when the time came to make the move.


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Benetas is supportive of the mandated vaccine for residential aged care employees to ensure that those we care for who are most vulnerable to COVID-19 are protected.


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Benetas is pleased to be a signatory to the Retirement Living Code of Conduct.


Category: News Stories

The Traralgon Pastoral Care team from Victorian aged care provider Benetas had to significantly adapt to tackle the challenges that COVID-19 brought in providing much-needed support to older Australians.


Category: Media Releases

Benetas is re-purposing a number of independent living units in Bendigo to provide temporary accommodation for aged care employees struggling to pay local rent or having to commute from Melbourne to maintain their employment.


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Benetas, celebrates the great joy and competitive spirit ignited as a result of their six week Olympic Torch relay which attended all 14 homes across Victoria.


Category: Opinion

The Federal Government announcement of $17.7 billion for aged care services in response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been heralded as the single largest investment in aged care and the largest in response to a Royal Commission in Australia’s history.


Category: Media Releases

This Saturday, 7 August, is Aged Care Employee Day, and Victorian aged care provider Benetas has identified five outstanding employees to take out the third annual Benetas Aged Care Employee Day Awards, held every year to acknowledge significant contributions made by employees for the benefit of customers.


Category: Media Releases

Known as the St John’s Rise Pioneers, the first group of people to secure the architecturally designed retirement living units, set to be completed in the heart of Mooroolbark by 2022, were hosted by provider Benetas, earlier this month.


Category: Media Releases

Victorian aged care provider Benetas, hosted an Olympic Torch relay, which kicked off in Bendigo on Monday 5th July and is on its way to 14 homes across Victoria, finishing at Benetas support office in Hawthorn.


Category: News Stories

Did you know that you are not obliged to stay locked in to services with your home care provider?


Category: News Stories

Once you have been assessed for a home care package you will receive notification of the outcome via a letter in the mail. If you’ve been approved for a home care package, you will be put on a national waiting list, which can be up to 12 months depending on the level of priority placed on your circumstances


Category: News Stories

My Aged Care is your gateway to obtaining Australian Government funding for support at home known as a ‘home care package.’