Aged Care News

Jul 15, 2018
Campaign to Change Perceptions of Aged Care Launches

Whiddon launches new social campaign to showcase the exceptional care and stories present in the aged care industry, and challenge stereotypes of aged care...

Jul 10, 2018
Whiddon Named as Finalist in the 2018 Hesta Aged Care Awards

Whiddon’s nomination in the Outstanding Organisation category recognises the not-for-profit organisation’s work across wellbeing and creative ageing programs that support and improve quality of life..

Jul 09, 2018
Funding announced to support Aged Care Expansion in Temora

Whiddon are delighted to announce that our Temora aged care home in the Riverina will receive $3.68M in federal funding to support the extension of the home and its care services....

Jun 07, 2018
Whiddon wins excellence in age services organisation award

Whiddon was announced the winner of the prestigious Organisation Award for NSW/ACT at the inaugural 2018 LASA Awards for outstanding leadership, innovation and excellence in aged care.

Jun 01, 2018
Deputy Prime Minister and Aged Care Minister visit Whiddon Temora

Whiddon CEO, Chris Mamarelis was delighted to welcome Deputy Prime Minister McCromack and Minister Wyatt to discuss Whiddon’s plans to expand the aged care home.

May 03, 2018
Whiddon now offering aged care transport and care calls

Research shows that half of Australians aged over 65 experience feelings of loneliness. One of the reasons for this, is a lack of access to transport, particularly for older people living in rural

May 03, 2018
Introducing Whiddon’s Scholarship Recipients for 2017

With the generous support of our corporate partners, Whiddon's Scholarship program enables aged care employees to develop through funded tertiary studies and reach their career dreams.

Apr 09, 2018
Aged Care Minister visits Whiddon Grafton

Aged Care Minister, Ken Wyatt AM, visited Whiddon Grafton to tour our new aged care home, join an intergenerational cooking session and officially launch the award-winning HenPower program.

Apr 04, 2018
Let’s celebrate NSW Seniors Festival!

To celebrate NSW Seniors Festival, Whiddon has developed an exciting and engaging program of events across our services.

Mar 21, 2018
Whiddon to serve up community cooking masterclass

Whiddon has partnered with Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living to host the Kitchen Table Masterclass, a fun cooking, educational and social group event for seniors in Macarthur.

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