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Across our aged care, home care and retirement communities, there are thousands of stories of a life well lived. These are just 12 of them.
Watch this fascinating bunch of Brightwater clients share their tales, talents and triumphs.
For David, creativity is key. He's painted hundreds of people in their birthday suits, and even written short stories inspired by their candid conversations.
Penny loves a good story, so a career in radio was a natural fit. Despite living with multiple sclerosis, Penny remains an avid traveller and theatregoer.
If you're a fan of footy, this name might ring a bell. Brian's bragging rights include five goals in a grand final, two premierships and a memorable hairdo.
Having grown up in turbulent times and battled through scoliosis, Kate has lived a colourful life on the stage, including a role as Queen Victoria.
Marjorie's illustrious career included many firsts. After a number of trailblazing efforts at Ascot, it's no wonder there's a horse race named in her honour.
For Ken, anything is a drum kit. Having lived and breathed music since he was a young lad, these days he still enjoys a regular jam session.
After inheriting a one-of-a-kind goat cart his grandfather built in the days of the gold rush, Ron was delighted to see it restored to it's former glory.
With a myriad of medals to her name, Nelly has never been one to stand idly by. Having rowed until her late 80s, today at 94 she's still up and at 'em.
Dr. Maureen made headlines for being the first woman at the helm of Johannesburg's largest hospital – a feat unheard of in the sixties.
Dulcie's love affair with literature gave power to her most treasured body of work – a biography about her extraordinary mother, Pearl Hill.
As a former Manual Arts teacher and current life member of the Woodturners Association, Viv has sawdust running through his veins.
A social butterfly, Jan cherishes the comradery of her knitting group, who for years have donated items to premature babies and aged care residents.
For us, it’s about taking the time to see our clients for who they are – their characters, their stories, their hopes and their dreams.
By keeping our clients at centre stage, we support them to live a colourful, connected and cared-for life. Because for us, it’s not just about the circumstance – it’s about the person behind it.
Where some see lines on a face, we see a life well lived.
Where some see a barrier, we see a new path.
Where some see a person, we see their whole story.
Brightwater. We see what others don’t.