Whiddon trials new Creative Ageing program

Date: 9 September 2015
VintageBites is Whiddon's new creative ageing program that aims to create a sense of community and combat social isolation and loneliness for older people.

Community generosity benefits our Wee Waa residents

Date: 7 September 2015
Our residents in Wee Waa are reaping the benefits of some generous donations from the Weeronga Hostel Committee and Artie Hall Campdraft with the purchase of a new lifter for less mobile residents and a wonderful memorial garden.

Residential Aged Care Now Open- Glenfield and Bathurst

Date: 27 July 2015
Located in the heart of the Glenfield community and just 20 minutes from Liverpool and Campbelltown city centres, our newest residential care home is part of a vibrant aged care community at Whiddon.

Whiddon CEO announces retirement

Date: 23 June 2015
On 3 July 2015 Lee-ann Irwin will step down as CEO of The Whiddon Group after 4 years in the role and more than 16 years with the organisation. Current CFO and DCEO, Chris Mamarelis, has been appointed as the new CEO.

Local family donates Men’s Shed to Kelso home

Date: 18 June 2015
A family from Bathurst have donated a Men's Shed to Whiddon's Kelso home. Whiddon Kelso, formerly known as Ilumba Gardens, now has a Jim's Shed, thanks to the legacy of the late Jim Nisbet.

The Flying Physio

Date: 9 June 2015
Alison Paas has always enjoyed flying, so when the opportunity came up for her to make it part of her work, she promptly took it.

Over 1.4 million older Australians experiencing loneliness

Date: 29 April 2015
New research from Whiddon looks into the causes and impacts of loneliness and social isolation among older Australians and exposes the shocking statistics.
Whiddon Kelso's open courtyard area, filled with colourful plants and ample seating area for residents to enjoy.

New beds added to Kelso aged care home

Date: 10 March 2015
Whiddon Kelso’s, previously known as Ilumba Gardens, aged care community is bustling with activity as the aged care home prepares to open a new wing.

Funding boost for Clarence Valley aged care

Date: 18 February 2015
Not-for-profit aged care provider, The Whiddon Group Grafton, were delighted to receive 36 new residential licenses in the 2014 Aged Care Approvals Round.
Aged Care Volunteer

Why we’re taking a creative approach to ageing

Date: 12 February 2015
Creative ageing techniques have long been proven to have beneficial effects for older people. In addition to the social inclusion and enjoyment that creative expression brings, there are also...