Celebrating Suncare customers… One of the great highlights for Suncare staff is uncovering the rich history and life stories from our customers, and in this article we celebrate three Suncare customers.
With the Prime Minister, and many others, labelling the aged care and community sector in crisis, Suncare Community Services, one of South East Queensland’s leading community service providers, has taken its time to ensure its new CEO, Melanie Wilson is the strongest choice to navigate the troubled waters.
For veteran John Hunter, the importance of ANZAC Day and remembering fallen mates and honouring the values of sacrifice and courage never diminishes. Every year, he attends the Dawn Service and marches in the parade.
Recent statistics have revealed the proportion of Australians volunteering has declined since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic with close to 1 in 4 (24%) people now undertaking voluntary work, compared with 1 in 3 (36%) people in late 2019.
From touching her toes, to jogging on the spot every morning, at 98 years-old, Yvette Hervo, is a champion for seniors. “The first thing I do each morning, before I get out of bed, is my gymnastics,” Ms Hervo said. With age comes wisdom and Yvette is proof that getting old doesn’t mean one needs…
A diagnosis of dementia is not something to be ashamed of… it’s a part of life and ageing for many people. In fact, almost half a million Australians are living with dementia. There are many misconceptions associated with dementia, and a diagnosis does not mean you should expect the worst-case scenario. Many people live full…
Suncare Community Services has more capacity to drive down social isolation and loneliness in older Queenslanders, after Eastern Star Foundation generously funded a brand-new car, to help volunteers reach more people, especially those living in remote areas.
Sometimes it’s the little things that can make the biggest difference. Suncare supports Sunshine Coast customer Robert ‘Bruce’ Orchard with twice weekly walks which help improve his functional mobility.