News & Articles

For media enquiries, please email our Marketing & Communications team or call 1300 223 968.

Latest news & articles

Smiles soar at the Kickstart Summer Concert
A joyful day for all involved
Posted on 10 Dec 2019
Why spiritual care is important in aged care
Spirituality is bigger than religion
Posted on 09 Dec 2019
Brightwater celebrates Perth PrideFest
You can never have enough colour!
Posted on 05 Dec 2019
Our commitment to accessibility
Introducing ReadSpeaker to our website
Posted on 29 Nov 2019
Smiles beam at Downer Getaway Camp
Another successful year at the Downer Getaway Camp
Posted on 20 Nov 2019
Scholarships announced at Annual General Meeting
We are proud to award two scholarships to three staff members
Posted on 14 Nov 2019
6 tips for a better night’s sleep
Everything just works better when you're sleeping well
Posted on 06 Nov 2019
4 ways that friendship enriches your life
Why friends are so vital for our wellbeing
Posted on 31 Oct 2019
Jamie’s motivation shines through
Celebrating our employees this OT week
Posted on 25 Oct 2019
Science and creativity spark Elysia’s passion
Celebrating our employees this OT week
Posted on 18 Oct 2019
Increased independence and reduced cost of care for people with brain injury
Collaborative research project with ICWA
Posted on 17 Oct 2019
Participants have a ball at annual bowling tournament
A fantastic team building experience for all involved
Posted on 24 Sep 2019
6 reasons to keep reading books
Do yourself a favour and find a real page-turner!
Posted on 19 Sep 2019
Brain injury recovery the focus of new scholarship
Supporting the transition from rehabilitation to home
Posted on 18 Sep 2019
Celebrating our staff on Australian Citizenship Day
A few of our staff have recently become Australian Citizens!
Posted on 17 Sep 2019
Spring cleaning tips for seniors
It's time for your annual cleaning spree!
Posted on 10 Sep 2019
A passionate path leads Sandra in the right direction
Celebrating our employees this Speech Pathology Week
Posted on 28 Aug 2019
Supporting families affected by brain injury or younger onset dementia
A collaboration between Brightwater and the University of Western Australia
Posted on 27 Aug 2019
One-stop shop for NDIS tools and resources
An online toolkit to help guide you through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Posted on 09 Aug 2019
Margaretta shares 42 years with Brightwater
Celebrating our fantastic employees this Aged Care Employee Day
Posted on 07 Aug 2019
Jude rejoices in the independence of elders
Celebrating our fantastic employees this Aged Care Employee Day
Posted on 07 Aug 2019
Tanya’s versatility shines through
Celebrating our fantastic employees this Aged Care Employee Day
Posted on 07 Aug 2019
5 fall prevention tips for seniors
Just one bad fall can set off a domino effect
Posted on 06 Aug 2019
Dushica delighted with International Student of the Year award
A move to Australia re-ignited motivation to pursue her passion
Posted on 01 Aug 2019
Headphones a hit at Brightwater Kingsley
Kingsley residents and staff enjoy silent disco in style
Posted on 30 Jul 2019
21 things you're never too old for
Colouring books, Christmas, 'crazy' hair and more!
Posted on 23 Jul 2019
What does an NDIS Support Coordinator do?
A partner to help you breathe life into your NDIS Plan
Posted on 18 Jul 2019
10 simple stress relief remedies
What to do when a stress ball just won't cut it
Posted on 03 Jul 2019
A collaborative approach to rehabilitation
Working together to strengthen our model of care
Posted on 02 Jul 2019
30 wellbeing tips for everybody
Strategies to help you feel better, inside and out
Posted on 26 Jun 2019
Suburban Safari
Onslow Gardens residents enjoyed a delightful day at Perth Zoo
Posted on 25 Jun 2019
When is it time to downsize?
5 signs it might be time to make the move
Posted on 20 Jun 2019
5 facts about dementia
Often it’s only when someone close to us is affected that we really begin to understand what it means
Posted on 12 Jun 2019
Brightwater CEO to join UWA think tank
Our CEO has been appointed to the advisory board of The University of Western Australia’s newest think tank.
Posted on 12 Jun 2019
5 reasons to use a better hotel laundry and linen service
Brightwater Linen provides crisp, clean laundry to over 70 hotels across Perth
Posted on 29 May 2019
How music helps Ron reconnect with those around him
The Music Pharmacy brings joy and rejuvenation to residents just like Ron
Posted on 27 May 2019
Barbara’s devotion inspires volunteering vocation
Seeing clients get up and dance is truly brilliant, says Barbara.
Posted on 24 May 2019
Why gardening is so good for you
With benefits like stress relief and better hand strength, don't even think about neglecting your green thumb!
Posted on 23 May 2019
John’s passion for volunteering shines through
Celebrating 19 years of volunteering with Brightwater
Posted on 22 May 2019
Royal Commission Update
CEO Jennifer Lawrence says her experience of the Commission was encouraging
Posted on 20 May 2019
5 big benefits of creative expression
Creativity isn't just for kids and 'artsy' types
Posted on 15 May 2019
Brightwater welcomes funding for Meaningful Ageing Australia campaign
Supporting our clients spiritual needs is of utmost importance
Posted on 10 May 2019
16 positive quotes about ageing
Some of our favourite words of wisdom
Posted on 09 May 2019
Brains behind Brightwater present at ASSBI
Staff show their strength in brain injury research
Posted on 08 May 2019
Handy apps for seniors and people with disabilities
There's an app for that!
Posted on 09 Apr 2019
The role of allied health in aged care and disability support
From speech pathology to social work, allied health is key
Posted on 02 Apr 2019
A thoughtful donation puts Reg back on track
A passionate hobby can make all the difference to your wellbeing
Posted on 02 Apr 2019
6 health benefits of laughter
Is laughter really the best medicine?
Posted on 20 Mar 2019
10 tips for better brain health
For Brain Awareness Week, we're highlighting what you can do to maximise your health up there.
Posted on 13 Mar 2019
5 reasons to keep walking as you get older
Keeping the body active maximises your ability to do everyday tasks in later life
Posted on 26 Feb 2019
Home safety tips for seniors
A few small changes around the house can really reduce the risk of accidents and falls
Posted on 20 Feb 2019
Kicking goals at Oats Street
West Coast Eagles visit the crew at Oats Street Rehabilitation Centre
Posted on 20 Feb 2019
Why you should volunteer in aged care or disability support
Need convincing to give back to your community? Read this
Posted on 13 Feb 2019
4 reasons why pets are so good for our wellbeing
Pets make the perfect companion
Posted on 05 Feb 2019
Brightwater to pilot specialist dementia unit
Providing expertise in delivering specialised dementia care
Posted on 05 Feb 2019
What is respite care for seniors (and where to find it)
Everyone deserves a break every now and then
Posted on 29 Jan 2019
6 home care services you didn’t know you could get
There's more to home care than housework
Posted on 22 Jan 2019
5 things to consider when choosing a retirement village
Downsizing?
Posted on 14 Jan 2019
Aimee's flying high at 103
Birralee resident celebrates a wonderful year well lived
Posted on 03 Jan 2019