Farewell Noreen

We say farewell to one of our long standing employees, Noreen Dighton. She has worked at Peninsula Aged Care Service as an Assistant in Nursing for the past 36 years and has made the courageous decision to retire. Noreen and her sisters Barbara and Lynette attended an afternoon tea, so the residents and fellow staff could […]

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Linda and Ian’s Visit to Rothwell Aged Care

On Friday the 12thof July, Ian and Linda Beaumont joined the residents, resident’s families and the staff at Rothwell Aged Care for afternoon tea. Alice the Service Manager, came up with a clever way to help the residents remember Linda and Ian by making an acronym game where the Beaumont’s names were broken down into […]

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Beaumont Care Peninsula Welcomes Juliette

Juliette, formerly a popular resident of Wamuran Park Home over many years, is newly arrived at Peninsula.  Juliette enjoys her time reading, chatting, and relaxing and continues her love of world events, a particular passion over a lifetime of learning.  Juliette’s education has brought her to the classical, musical, and literary world, including her own […]

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Peninsula Residents & Staff Enjoying a Range of Different Activities

“Mad Hatter” Tea Party We hosted a “Mad Hatter” tea party for the residents to enjoy. The staff also participated by dressing up and wearing fancy hats and shirts . We had donations of beautiful cakes and slices from families and staff and Paul, our Chef, made some delicious cupcakes. We rearranged the dining room and had one long […]

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Flower Arranging with the Peninsula Floral Art Group

I thought I would do a little reading up on the history of floral arranging.  It is thought the earliest known ‘flower arranging’ dates back as far as 2800BC in Egypt.  It developed further in Chinese, Roman, Greek, Byzantine and later European cultures.  Around the 18th century the “Language of Flowers” also developed with virtually […]

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Sweetie the Resident Dog

We now have a new resident dog Sweetie who is a silky terrier and oh so cute.   She was owned by a former resident. One of our assistants in nursing is now looking after Sweetie. When Sweetie isn’t here at Peninsula, she loves spending time with two other dogs playing and running around her other […]

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Multicultural themed days

We have celebrated Indian culture and Scottish culture this month. In celebrating Indian culture, we listened to a speech on the culture of India. We also watched Priety and Ash’s wedding that was held in India.  The celebration was amazing with all the colours and traditional ceremonies. The wedding DVD was so popular we had […]

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Farewell Colleen

Colleen, a Registered Nurse of many years’ experience, has been an integral part of Rothwell Aged Service since April 2009.   She has dedicated herself to providing the best care for residents and to supporting families who have appreciated her commitment to ensuring that the needs of their loved ones have been looked after.   Colleen has […]

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“Many Hands make Light Work”

Over the past weeks, Rothwell Aged Care Service has been a hive of industrious workers who have been making the facility sparkle. Every day there has been changes made to the facility and the residents have engaged in viewing and critiquing the changes to their home which have included: Painting of the hallways in a […]

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A MONTH WITH A DIFFERENCE

The first week of Feb, I spent at QE2 Hospital on the south side of Brisbane. I was there to hopefully have a life changing operation, a 2 hour procedure to have a Gastric Sleeve done. So now I am on the road to recovery and on a puree diet. Hopefully soon I will be […]

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