Seniors’ News by St Basil’s

Seniors’ News is proudly presented to you by St Basil’s.

Established in 1954, St. Basil’s NSW & ACT is part of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia and a registered Australian charity established specifically for this provision of aged care.

Greek lessons by St Basil's

Free Greek lessons to improve quality of life for our aged care seniors

Recognising how fundamental culture is to our lives, St Basil’s NSW & ACT has been offering Greek lessons in cooperation with Modern Greek Studies Program of Macquarie University for non-Greek speaking staff designed to improve the quality of life for seniors in its care.

St Basils Lakemba kitchen aged care nutrition

The importance of providing quality nutrition in elderly care

The best estimate of malnutrition in Australian community home care settings is around 15% thus ensuring that nutritional needs are met in aged care is an extremely important task. Premier provider of long-term aged care, St Basil’s has exceeded all outcomes in recent accreditation of food safety standards so we talk to them about this complex issue.