An event paying tribute to the Greek culture with participation of some of the most loved Greek-Australian people, entertainment and brands, the Greek Summer Festival that was held last Sunday 6 June at Carss Park, Australia, was a resounding success with over 40,000 visitors attending on the day.
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Watch one of the biggest boxing fights ever in Australia – George Kambosos Jr. vs Devin Haney – on Sunday 5 June, free and live on one of Australia’s largest outdoor screens at the Greek Summer Festival in Carss Park, Sydney.
One of the biggest names in the Geek entertainment industry, Stelios Dionisiou, will be singing live at the Greek Summer Festival, which is to be held at Carss Park on Sunday 5th of June from 10am to 5pm.
Aged and Community Services Australia, the leading association for the aged care industry, has awarded La Stacey Baramy of St Basil’s Aged Care NSW/ ACT as the 2021 NSW/ ACT Employee of the Year.
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.
International Nurses Day is day celebrated around the world each year on the 12 May. This year, the residents of St. Basil’s Homes NSW/ACT have written beautiful messages for their nurses expressing gratitude and acknowledging the importance of their work.
Residents of the St. Basil’s Homes in the Miranda location recently partied ‘Hollywood-style’ at an event inspired by the Oscars and organised as part of the Lifestyles Activities Program that is available across all of the organisation’s nursing homes. The party starred many lookalike celebrities, featured plenty of food and lots of fun.
Each year, St. Basil’s looks forward to this family event shared with the community, held on Palm Sunday and leading into Holy Week.
St. Basil’s Day Centres are warm and inviting places that offer interesting and stimulating programs and nutritious and delicious meals, inspired by the Mediterranean diet.
A recent Swedish study found that even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years, physical activity is the number one contributor to longevity, adding extra years to your life.
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 decades of experience in hospitality, aged care, management and leadership, St. Basil’s training provide students with practical real-life experience and insights. They congratulate their graduating students of 2020.
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.
The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) helps senior Australians access entry-level support services to live independently and safely at home.
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.