How My Dietitian Improved My Social Life!

How My Dietitian Improved My Social Life!

Ninety-two-year-old Geoffrey Levitt from Ashmore, Gold Coast, would like to share how meeting our Dietitian changed his life. In September last year, Geoffrey was at his wits end, dealing with uncomfortable and persistent bowel symptoms. Investigations with his gastroenterologist had turned up no results and several trials of various medications had not brought him any relief.…

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Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

My journey began when I decided to break the cycle of domestic violence. I knew in my heart this was not how I wanted to live my life or the way I wanted my children to grow up. This happened in the end of May 2018. I was scared and felt alone, being moved from one motel to another with my two small boys, not knowing where we would end up in life.…

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Step into Spring for Seniors Week

Spring is just around the corner and our aged care services have decided to ‘Step into Spring’ with a spring fling to celebrate seniors in our community…

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Generations Share School Formal Memories

Aged care residents and school students on the Gold Coast have come up with an innovative way of sharing memories of one of life’s biggest events – the school formal.…

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Lindsay Helps Reg Dance Again

Let us introduce you to Reg, a Level 4 Home Care Package Client at Ozcare Gold Coast and tell you about how he rediscovered his love of dance again with the help of Lindsay Taylor, our Occupational Therapist (OT).…

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New Toowoomba Aged Care Facility Opening Soon

Ozcare’s new Toowoomba aged care facility is redefining design boundaries to help a growing number of Queenslanders with dementia and to ensure residents remain an active part of their local community.…

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Taking The Pressure Off With Good Nutrition

Pressure injuries (also known as pressure wounds, pressure sores or bed sores) occur when an area of skin and/or tissue is damaged from prolonged pressure or friction. You may be aware of nursing or occupational therapy support to assist in pressure wound care and prevention, but did you know that good nutrition is also vital in helping to prevent and treat pressure wounds?…

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Winter Ozheart Winner - Jo Witt

We are excited to announce the winner of our winter Ozheart award is Jo Witt. Jo is a Family Support Worker at our Goodna Integrated Family Support Program (GIFS) and Family Accommodation Project at Ipswich.…

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Brad Wearne Wins Queensland Volunteer Awards

A Townsville man who was seriously injured in a road accident has won two prestigious awards in Volunteer Recognition Week.…

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Volunteers' Kindness Has a Ripple Effect

Did you know we have over 400 volunteers in our services at Ozcare and we are looking to recruit more?…

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