Como Village Open Day – Saturday September 4, 2021

Our Como Retirement Village is hosting an Open Day on Saturday 4th September 2021. We would love to see you there between 1-3 pm, to see our vibrant community for yourself! 02/09/21 Read More

Life as a Volunteer in a COVID19 Aged Care Home

Meath Care employee, Mark, spent 28 days in Melbourne recently as an aged care volunteer in a COVID19 positive nursing home. We caught up with him once he’d completed his hotel quarantine to ask him a bit about himself and his experience in Melbourne. Mark immigrated to Australia from South Africa in February 2010 and became a naturalised Australian on 1 November 2015. Part of the naturalisation process included a pledge to be loyal to Australia and its people, he explained, w... Read More

Couples Stay Together in Aged Care

Wendy and Jim's Story ~ Wendy and Jim have been happily married for 62 years. Wendy was Jim’s primary caregiver when Parkinson’s Disease impacted his ability to manage everyday life. They were thrown a curveball last year when Wendy was diagnosed with breast cancer which meant she was no longer able to care for Jim.  She also started suffering with arthritis in her right hand which affected her dexterity. Wendy and Jim’s children recognized the need for assistance and or... Read More

What We Love About Living In Aged Care

For elderly people requiring assistance with day-to-day living, aged care homes have many advantages over other types of care. We asked some of our residents to tell us the best parts of life in aged care and they came up with a comprehensive list. Security/Safety Older people are often vulnerable in their own homes particularly when they are forgetful and may forget to lock a door or close a window. It leaves them open to the possibility of a break-in. Aged care homes have high... Read More

What it’s Like Working in Infection Control During a Pandemic

Imagine starting a new role, which includes infection control and finding yourself in the midst of a pandemic - that’s exactly what happened to Meath Care Senior Clinician, Lisa Pham. Lisa graduated from Edith Cowan University in 2014 with a degree in Health Science, Nursing and joined Osborne Park hospital as part of their graduate programme. It was a great learning environment where she worked in various departments including rehabilitation, looking after those recovering from ... Read More

CEO Olive Wright’s Radio Interview with ABC News

If you missed Meath Care CEO Olive Wright's interview with Nadia and Russell on ABC Radio Perth's Breakfast Show ~ you can listen to it here. 20/03/20 Read More

Enhanced Living Environment for Residents

We’ve been busy making improvements to our dementia-specific unit at the Dr Mary Surveyor Centre in Kingsley. Shenton residents will now have easy access to the outside garden from the communal lounge area. A fence and gate have been installed across the width of the garden, close to the raised garden beds, allowing residents to move unrestricted between both areas. Previously, a swipe lock was required to access the garden.  The re-vamp has given residents the ability to mov... Read More