Aged care careers in need of critical awareness-boost, new research finds

Date: 7 August 2019
More than 60% of tertiary students will not consider a career in aged care, new research by aged care provider, Whiddon, has found. Read more on the findings and why a career in aged care offers ...

DA lodged for Temora Aged Care Expansion Project

Date: 2 August 2019
The Whiddon Temora expansion project will deliver 50 new aged care places and a number of benefits to the region, including employment opportunities.

Whiddon’s Chat, Stories and Tea program launches at Beaudesert home

Date: 14 May 2019
Whiddon have introduced their research-based, social memory support program at their Beaudesert aged care home called Chat, Stories & Tea. What is Chat, Stories & Tea? Chat, Stories & Tea is based on cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) which is an evidence-based social group therapy developed in the UK for people with mild to moderate dementia.  […]

International Nurses Day – Lynda’s inspiring story

Date: 10 May 2019
On International Nurses Day, we're sharing an inspiring story of Lynda Neil, a registered nurse at Whiddon with an incredible career spanning 44 years.

Whiddon finalists in NSW Aged Care Awards

Date: 29 April 2019
We are delighted to share the news that Whiddon has been named a state finalist in the 2019 Leading Aged Services Australia (LASA) Awards for creating and launching Aged Care Employee Day!

Retired farmers inspire a new generation of farmers

Date: 11 April 2019
With decades of agricultural experience under their belts, aged care residents from Whiddon Temora visited the rural town of Ariah Park to help inspire a new generation of farmers studying at a local school. The residents and former farmers, most from long-standing local farming families, had the opportunity to see first-hand what the Ariah Park […]

Neighbour Day – an easy way to say g’day!

Date: 28 March 2019
Neighbour Day on 31 March is an important initiative that encourages Australians to connect with others who live close by, to help combat loneliness and social isolation.

Marie’s tailor-made Best Week strikes the right note

Date: 22 March 2019
It’s been 52 years since musical duo Kevin and Marie went on their very first date after meeting at a venue where they both performed as solo artists. Marie now lives in a Whiddon home in the Hunter..

Celebrating women at Whiddon on IWD

Date: 7 March 2019
International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March is a global day that pays tribute to the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Dancewise – an aged care dance program with a difference

Date: 19 February 2019
Dancewise is an innovative and evidence-based dance program that offers aged care residents the opportunity for self-expression, creativity and movement - regardless of mobility issues.