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Important Information on COVID-19 for families and visitors

Date: 19 April 2022
It is important for families, visitors and employees to check the latest advice on COVID-19 issued by government authorities before visiting aged care homes, and take steps to help control the spread.
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Open letter to the Walgett Community

Date: 10 March 2022
It is with deep sadness that I write this letter on behalf of Whiddon. You may recall that I wrote to the community last year, in regards to a decline in demand for our aged care services in Walgett over recent years. I wrote this letter with the hope to seek support, and to better […]

Whiddon releases valuable healthcare and workforce findings from industry-first aged care rapid PCR testing trial

Date: 16 February 2022
Whiddon conducted a rapid PCR testing trial using a portable shoebox-sized rapid PCR testing device and have released valuable healthcare and workforce findings from the trial.
Whiddon Trophy awarded to Narrabri for their efforts as part of the Cooking Club

The master chefs in Narrabri win the inaugural Cooking Club prize

Date: 9 November 2021
The Cooking Club program, formerly known as Vintage Bites, is a Whiddon creative ageing program that was relaunched in September 2020 and ended in June 2021. The ‘Cooking Club’ program, run exclusively by Whiddon, aims to encourage social connection and provide residents with opportunities to connect over cuisine and celebrate food traditions together. The first […]
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Whiddon partners with GetSetUp for Community Care Clients

Date: 17 August 2021
We’re pleased to share that we have partnered with GetSetUp, an online platform that aims to bring health and wellbeing classes directly to our Community Care clients. The platform has been created specifically for older adults and importantly, can be a tool that our clients use to improve their health and wellbeing and tackle social isolation […]

Happy ACE Day from the Whiddon Board!

Date: 7 August 2021
On behalf of the Whiddon Board, I wanted to take a moment to send you a special message today on Aged Care Employee Day.  Today is a day created for you, by Whiddon, and I am thrilled to see how widely this national day is now celebrated. We cannot thank you enough for all you […]

Whiddon to celebrate Aged Care Employee Day

Date: 5 August 2021
Aged Care Employee (ACE) Day, on 7 August, is our biggest day of the year. Whiddon created this day back in 2018, to recognise the incredible work of aged care employees. Whiddon CEO Chris Mamarelis, said he is very proud to see how widely this official day is now celebrated across the nation, four years on […]
Whiddon is the HESTA Awards finalist 2021

Whiddon announced as finalists in the 2021 HESTA Excellence Awards

Date: 28 July 2021
We are incredibly excited to be announced as a finalist in the 2021 HESTA Excellence Awards, in the Outstanding Organisation category. By being recognised as a finalist, we are named among Australia’s top 26 organisations and teams working in aged care, community services, disability services and allied health. Launched last year, these prestigious awards highlight […]