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Domino's supports local community service Brisbane Relief Hub

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Each week, Brisbane Relief Hub’s Wednesday night community meal sees around 50-70 people. Last week, people in need were treated to a meal provided and cooked by Dominos Culinary Innovation & Development Chef, Michael Treacy.

Jun 11, 2020

Crisis relief

Young lady in uniform in home of two older people

Reflections from an in-home care worker during COVID-19

News

Hear how COVID-19 has changed how Tennile serves her in home care clients at Wesley Mission Queensland.

May 28, 2020

Home Care

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The Wheller Gardens Auxiliary remembers the late Barbara Wood

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Barbara Wood, a kind and dedicated member to our Wheller Gardens community, passed away in early May 2020. Barbara was the President of Wesley Mission Queensland’s Wheller Gardens Auxiliary Garage Sale, which has been operating for over 40 years.

May 21, 2020

Fundraising, Residential Aged Care, Volunteering

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Becoming a mentor with Marcus Mission

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Hear from men that are making a difference in the lives of others through Marcus Mission, a program designed to reduce the risk of suicide in young men in Queensland.

May 15, 2020

Mental Health

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WesleyCare Tewantin shopping consciously and supporting local businesses

News

Considering the current COVID-19 pandemic, WesleyCare Tewantin, our supported accommodation community has put measures in place to support local businesses.

May 8, 2020

Disability

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Aged care residents create a penpalship with NSW bushfire affected community

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Residents from Wesley Mission Queensland’s Cooper House aged care community in Chermside have picked up the pen and become old-fashioned pen pals with residents in the bushfire-affected community of Bowraville in New South Wales (NSW).

May 1, 2020

Residential Aged Care

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Push-up Challenge a fun success

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WMQ’s Mike Anelay has joined with other health professionals on the Gold Coast for a push-up challenge to draw attention to mental health and suicide.

Apr 19, 2020

Mental Health

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Aged care residents use their time wisely by learning more about dementia

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Residents at Cooper House residential aged care community, who have been spending their time wisely by doing a free online course in understanding dementia through University of Tasmania.

Apr 9, 2020

Residential Aged Care

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Technology with heart

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It was an extra special day for aged care residents Delys and Joyce at Wesley Mission Queensland’s Cooper House community, as they celebrated their 100th and 99th birthday.

Apr 2, 2020

Residential Aged Care

Local school students use technology to keep aged care residents connected

Media release

When COVID-19 put a stop to Bray Park High School students visiting the residents at Wesley Mission Queensland’s aged care community – Anam Cara, the students and residents quickly came up with a solution.

Mar 26, 2020

Residential Aged Care

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Inspiring resident shares her story for International Women's Day

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International Women’s Day is a day to recognise, reflect and celebrate women’s achievements. A story that truly represents what the day stands for is Cheryl Patchett, an inspiring woman who shows us that we can do anything we put our minds to.

Mar 6, 2020

Disability

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Great hobbies for retired people

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The best retirement is an active and busy retirement. And that means finding the right retirement activities to keep your mind and body healthy. Find out what hobbies are great for retirement.

Mar 2, 2020

Retirement

Woman with her granddaughters

Vital charity work continues from a new base in an aged care community

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Over the last eighteen years, 86-year-old Marjorie Bol has been busy putting together care packages for the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital’s Sexual Assault Response Team.

Feb 27, 2020

Fundraising, Residential Aged Care

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why pets have a positive impact on mental health

News

We cover the facts on how pets can improve your mental health and reduce anxiety, depression.

Feb 26, 2020

Health and wellbeing

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How do you maintain a healthy mind?

News

As we age, so does our mind. We've put together a list of recommendations including brain activities, exercise, food and other useful tips to keep your mind healthy.

Feb 21, 2020

Health and wellbeing

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A man, his bike and an Hawaiian shirt

News

89 year-old Wheller on the Park resident Pat O'Shea puts on a bright red Hawaiian shirt every morning and rides his bicycle around Chermside's parks.

Feb 10, 2020

Retirement

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Art from the Margins bringing in 2020 with a bang

News

Read Art from the Margins latest news and direction for the new year.

Jan 16, 2020

Creative Arts

New residents rule the roost in aged care home

Media release

The newest residents of Wesley Mission Queensland’s St Marks aged care community at Chermside certainly know where they sit in the pecking order.

Nov 29, 2019

Residential Aged Care

The symphony comes to aged care residents in South East Qld

Media release

More than 600 Wesley Mission Queensland residents enjoyed a night of classical music on Saturday, with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s season finale streamed live to our aged care, supported accommodation and retirement living communities.

Nov 19, 2019

Wesley Mission Queensland

Wooloowin gets packing for families in need

Media release

Wooloowin’s youngest residents are helping families in need this Christmas, as part of Wesley Mission Queensland’s annual Red Bag Appeal.

Nov 19, 2019

Fundraising