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Aged Care Employee Day

With Aged Care Employee Day being celebrated on Friday, 7 August 2020, we wanted to dedicate this week to recognising our amazing staff.

A sweet gift for Brightwater aged care residents

Men's Sheds across Perth make ice cream carts for Brightwater's Aged Care homes.

Opera stars turn on pop-up concert for Brightwater residents and staff

The idea that music soothes the soul inspired Brightwater to host a series of intimate concerts for clients and staff.

Creative at Heart

Brightwater resident Colin looks back on his life on the stage and behind the easel.

Celebrating 20 years at The Oaks

On July 17, we celebrate twenty years since our first client stepped through the doors of The Oaks, Waikiki.

Brightwater's Phase 4: An update to visitor restrictions (residential aged care)

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Brightwater’s Phase 4: An update to visitor restrictions (community houses)

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Brightwater's Phase 3: An update to visitor restrictions (residential aged care)

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Brightwater’s Phase 3: An update to visitor restrictions (community houses)

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Reimagining the meal experience

Brightwater Hospitality Services Manager, Philip (Phil) Waldron has been avidly developing and implementing the ‘Reimagining the meal experience’ project

A green thumbs up to the Weekend Entrepreneurs

Clients have been taking part in ‘The Weekend Entrepreneurs’ volunteer program to engage clients on weekends

A unique pen pal friendship blossoms

The Brightwater Buddies program connects a young university student with Onslow Gardens resident

Staff and residents at The Oaks are "one large family"

Brightwater Resident, Susan Henderson thanks staff on their commitment to keeping residents happy

Volunteering is a vocation for Ian

We want to take the opportunity to celebrate each of our wonderful volunteers

Let’s celebrate our nurses!

We hear from Brightwater Nurse Practitioner, Sheila on her commitment to the industry

Music to our ears

Residents at Onslow Gardens enjoyed a visit from Freeze Frame Opera

Important update: Adjustment to visitor restrictions (Community Houses)

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Important update: Adjustment to visitor restrictions (Residential Aged Care)

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Important Update: COVID-19 and Residential Aged Care

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Important update: COVID-19 and Disability Community Houses

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Watch our complete 'Senior Stories' video series

11 Brightwater clients share their tales, talents and triumphs with the world

Important Update: COVID-19 and Residential Sites Visiting Restrictions

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Important Update: COVID-19 and Community Houses Visiting Restrictions

An update from our CEO Jennifer Lawrence

Home Care or Aged Care Home: What’s right for you?

Let's compare the benefits

Meet our Music Therapist, Marie

In celebration of World Music Therapy Day on March 1

14 inspirational quotes for people with disabilities

Wise words about ability and perseverance

Smiles soar at the Kickstart Summer Concert

A joyful day for all involved

Why spiritual care is important in aged care

Spirituality is bigger than religion

Brightwater celebrates Perth PrideFest

You can never have enough colour!

Our commitment to accessibility

Introducing ReadSpeaker to our website

Smiles beam at Downer Getaway Camp

Another successful year at the Downer Getaway Camp

Jamie’s motivation shines through

Celebrating our employees this OT week

Science and creativity spark Elysia’s passion

Celebrating our employees this OT week

Participants have a ball at annual bowling tournament

A fantastic team building experience for all involved

Brain injury recovery the focus of new scholarship

Supporting the transition from rehabilitation to home

A passionate path leads Sandra in the right direction

Celebrating our employees this Speech Pathology Week

Supporting families affected by brain injury or younger onset dementia

A collaboration between Brightwater and the University of Western Australia

One-stop shop for NDIS tools and resources

An online toolkit to help guide you through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Margaretta shares 42 years with Brightwater

Celebrating our fantastic employees this Aged Care Employee Day

Jude rejoices in the independence of elders

Celebrating our fantastic employees this Aged Care Employee Day

Tanya’s versatility shines through

Celebrating our fantastic employees this Aged Care Employee Day

Dushica delighted with International Student of the Year award

A move to Australia re-ignited motivation to pursue her passion

Headphones a hit at Brightwater Kingsley

Kingsley residents and staff enjoy silent disco in style

What does an NDIS Support Coordinator do?

A partner to help you breathe life into your NDIS Plan

Suburban Safari

Onslow Gardens residents enjoyed a delightful day at Perth Zoo

5 facts about dementia

Often it’s only when someone close to us is affected that we really begin to understand what it means

How music helps Ron reconnect with those around him

The Music Pharmacy brings joy and rejuvenation to residents just like Ron

John’s passion for volunteering shines through

Celebrating 19 years of volunteering with Brightwater

Royal Commission Update

CEO Jennifer Lawrence says her experience of the Commission was encouraging

Brightwater welcomes funding for Meaningful Ageing Australia campaign

Supporting our clients spiritual needs is of utmost importance

Handy apps for seniors and people with disabilities

There's an app for that!

The role of allied health in aged care and disability support

From speech pathology to social work, allied health is key

A thoughtful donation puts Reg back on track

A passionate hobby can make all the difference to your wellbeing

10 tips for better brain health

For Brain Awareness Week, we're highlighting what you can do to maximise your health up there.

Kicking goals at Oats Street

West Coast Eagles visit the crew at Oats Street Rehabilitation Centre

Why you should volunteer in aged care or disability support

Need convincing to give back to your community? Read this

Brightwater to pilot specialist dementia unit

Providing expertise in delivering specialised dementia care

What is respite care for seniors (and where to find it)

Everyone deserves a break every now and then

Aimee's flying high at 103

Birralee resident celebrates a wonderful year well lived

Celebrating Christmas with ageing parents

Make meaningful memories this holiday season

Barnyard buddies a hit at Kingsley

Celebrating Life in the Country as part of WA Seniors Week

What support does the NDIS cover?

Find out services can be accessed with NDIS funding

Reaching new heights at the Downer Getaway Camp

Smiles of joy for clients and staff at the third annual Downer Getaway Camp

6 reasons why music improves wellbeing

Music makes us feel good, but have you ever wondered why?

Introducing the Music Pharmacy

For Brightwater clients, groove is in the heart

Brightwater wins ILC grant

The grant will support people with disability to connect with communities

A volunteer with a big heart

Our volunteers come in different shapes and sizes.