St. Basil’s Homes NSW/ACT has been named as a State Finalist in not one but two (2) categories of the 2021 ACSA Aged Care Awards.
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During the last month St. Basil’s Kogarah was thrilled to share some amazing testimonials, expressing appreciation for their exceptional work and the level of dedication to the elderly residents in its care.
St Basil’s Homes NSW/ACT continues to keep elderly residents active during these times of social distancing with its comprehensive Lifestyles Activities programme, whilst at the same time adhering to all of the government COVID-19 restrictions.
Making Christmas extra special this year, St. Catherine’s junior choir visited the St Basil’s Randwick location to perform Christmas Carols for the residents.
Spiro Stavis, newly appointed Acting CEO, has a vision for St. Basil’s NSW & ACT: for consumers to see their lives improve upon joining the St. Basil’s family of programs and services. He speaks about his new role, “I can honestly say that I have never felt so fulfilled in my professional life. I know that every day I make a positive difference in somebody’s life.”
With one in 10 older adults experiencing depression and anxiety, studies show that social activities for seniors are an important way to improve mental health, memory and cognitive function.
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.