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Inspiring resident shares her story for International Women's Day


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

Tags: Disability and NDIS

woman in a wheelchair with her paintings

Great hobbies for retired people


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

Tags: Retirement Living

man taking a photo at the beach

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


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

Tags: Fundraising, Residential Aged Care

Woman with her granddaughters

why pets have a positive impact on mental health


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

Feb 26, 2020

Tags: Health and wellbeing

man hugging a dog

How do you maintain a healthy mind?


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

Tags: Health and wellbeing

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A man, his bike and an Hawaiian shirt


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

Tags: Retirement Living

man wearing hawaiian shirt

Art from the Margins bringing in 2020 with a bang


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

Jan 16, 2020

Tags: Disability and NDIS, Wesley Arts

Art from the Margins logo

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

Tags: 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

Tags: 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

Tags: Fundraising

WMQ honours long serving employees at MailpaQ

Media release

Wesley Mission Queensland has honoured its longest serving employees yesterday at its Rocklea-based Australian Disability Enterprise, MailpaQ.

Sep 26, 2019

Tags: Fundraising

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