News & Updates

Gillawarna Village refurbishments underway

This year has seen us undertake a village-wide project to refurbish and revitalise the common and private living spaces.     Starting in the garden, foyer, and common areas, this refurbishment will enhance all aspects of the village, making it more pleasant for residents and visitors.   Once these areas have been completed, we will ...

By | 2018-04-29T10:55:22+00:00 26 Mar 2018|Industry, News & Updates|0 Comments

Paro the robotic seal welcomed by residents

This state-of-the-art robotic seal pup is transforming the lives of elderly residents by allowing them to be the carer instead of the cared-for. Paro is a hand-made robot, which has been used as a therapeutic tool in Europe and Japan since 2003. Paro is used to encourage social interaction and calm distressed residents. It has ...

By | 2018-03-15T02:40:33+00:00 15 Mar 2018|News & Updates|0 Comments

BCAC Wellness Centre Launched

We were thrilled to partner with Western Sydney University to open our brand-new seniors-focused Wellness Centre. Oficially opened by Hon Jason Clare MP (Member for Blaxland NSW) and Councillor Khal Asfour (Mayor of Canterbury Bankstown Council), the BCAC Wellness Centre gives our senior community the opportunity to maintain or improve their physical health within a ...

By | 2018-02-22T23:38:29+00:00 22 Feb 2018|News & Updates|0 Comments

Changes to the Home Care Package Program

Have you recently received a letter regarding home care packages from My Aged Care? Let us explain. The Australian government has recently established a new Home Care Package Program in order to prioritise access to subsidised home care for those who need it most, and provide more flexibility to recipients. Unused and unclaimed home care ...

By | 2017-11-30T03:45:15+00:00 7 Jul 2017|News & Updates|0 Comments

Congratulations, Kevin Hill!

We’re proud to announce that Bankstown City Aged Care’s Chairperson Kevin Hill has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal for his service to local government. Well done, Kevin! Everyone who knows him is aware of the extraordinary effort he puts into everything he does. The local stalwart and retired veteran Bankstown councillor has invested ...

By | 2017-07-07T03:23:45+00:00 21 Jun 2017|News & Updates|0 Comments

Gillawarna’s Garden Makeover

Who doesn’t love a beautiful garden? One key feature of our sun-dappled Gillawarna Village is its Dementia-Specific Unit (DSU), and we’re excited to announce that it has recently undergone a stunning transformation. The marvellous team at Bankstown Sports Club generously donated funds to Bankstown City Aged Care for the creation of a sensory garden within ...

By | 2017-07-07T03:17:47+00:00 21 Jun 2017|News & Updates|0 Comments

Information overload? Meet our new Advisory Service

Feeling confused about the multitude of aged care options out there? You’re not alone. Sorting out what’s best for you, and what everything means, can be overwhelming. We understand. That’s why we’ve launched a free Advisory Service. Our friendly, caring experts can answer many common questions, such as: Which aged care service is right ...

By | 2018-06-25T04:55:07+00:00 21 Jun 2017|News & Updates|0 Comments