Information for patients, aged care residents and visitors.
23rd August 2021
Information for patients, aged care residents and visitors.
23rd August 2021
Would you like to help improve access to bereavement support during COVID-19? As businesses and cities open up again, we are being told that life is getting back to ‘normal’, but for people who have experienced a death during COVID-19, there is no back to normal. Calvary and researchers at
19th August 2021
Calvary has entered confirmatory due diligence with Japara Healthcare Ltd following a decision by Japara’s Board to allow access for Calvary to develop a binding proposal the board can recommend to its shareholders. The Revised Indicative Proposal proposes the acquisition of 100% of the shares by Calvary in Japara by
7th June 2021
On 2 March 2021, the Australian National University (ANU) and Calvary Health Care formalised their partnership in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that extends their joint activities, beyond the ACT to Calvary Health Care nationally.
10th March 2021
Work is underway on the $154 million Calvary Bethlehem Health and Retirement Precinct in Caulfield South. The integrated development will bring retirement living, community care, GPs, other primary health care services, residential care, and Calvary Bethlehem’s existing specialist care services together in one location. Calvary Bethlehem’s General Manager and Medical
11th February 2021
On 19 June the ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (‘VAD’) comes into effect in Victoria. Since the Act’s passing in 2017, Catholic Health and Aged Care services in Victoria have been working together to ensure that we have a clear and consistent response to the Act. Our services are committed
12th June 2019
The award, launched by the Hon. Greg Hunt Minister for Health in conjunction with the Australian College of Nursing, is bestowed upon a nurse who has demonstrated leadership to bring new thinking to a wide range of health care challenges. Nikki, a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner based at Calvary’s Clare
10th April 2019
A new report commissioned by Catholic Health Australia (CHA) calls for the provision of more home-based palliative care services to relieve pressure on hospitals and save valuable health system dollars. CHA, the peak body for Catholic health and aged care service providers in Australia, launched the report today at Calvary
12th March 2019
2018 CHA Awards acknowledge highest honours for excellence in health and aged care
3rd September 2018
Implementing and testing new methods of supporting people with dementia.
17th July 2018
Patricia Browne and Toby have been volunteering at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem for nearly ten years. A pet therapy dog, Toby visits patients on the ward once or twice a week. Pat says she loves her volunteering work with Toby. The highlight for her is seeing the joy and the
10th April 2018
Calvary Mater Newcastle received worldwide recognition for its Very Important Patients (VIP) Program at the 41st International Hospital Federation Congress in Taipei on 8 November 2017. With 131 entries, from 90 organisations in 24 countries competing for the awards, being selected as one of the finalists is a recognition that
19th December 2017
With a sense of unease and discomfort, Calvary noted several media articles over the weekend of 19 and 20 August 2017 which claim that the “Catholic church” is threatening to fire teachers, nurses and other employees who marry their same-sex partner if gay marriage is legalised. We reassure staff and
29th August 2017
Progressive Neurological Disease Around 100 people attended two workshops run by the Statewide Progressive Neurological Disease Service at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem in FY15–16. The service is designed to improve the quality of life of those living with a progressive neurological disease (PND). The service is funded by the Victorian
20th January 2017
With a special focus on the great outdoors, we explore glamping, top travel apps, digital surfing, croquet, brain games and delicious Summer recipes.
19th December 2016
Subject to Council approval, Calvary Health Care is planning a redevelopment of the current Calvary Bethlehem Public Hospital. The redevelopment will include the construction of a public hospital, aged care and community care facilities in a brand new, architecturally designed complex. Find out more
5th December 2016
Calvary Health Care Adelaide has signed up the State’s leading orthopaedic clinic as the first major tenant for its new $300 million Calvary Adelaide Hospital. The Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic will move into the new hospital on completion in 2019, providing its patients with the the latest leading edge in-house orthopaedic
29th November 2016
With a special focus on life and spring activities, we explore The Spring Supper Club, a Q&A on the National Disability Insurance Scheme, ‘life’ themed brain games and a tour of Launceston, Tasmania.
21st October 2016
One of the patients, Virginia de Groot, generously shares with the students her challenging experience of having a terminal illness and talking about it with her family, which for many of the students was a very moving and emotional experience.
29th June 2016
With a special focus on winter gardens and fresh produce, we explore winter planting, soup-er recipes to keep your warm and nourished and simple solutions to make gardening a breeze.
21st June 2016
Media Release: Calvary announces construction to start on new $300 million CBD hospital The largest private hospital ever built in South Australia – the $300 million Calvary Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide’s central business district – will commence construction immediately. Calvary – one of Australia’s leading Catholic health, community and aged
5th June 2016
Calvary is filled with smiling faces, team spirit and staff who enjoy what they do every day. Watch how the heroes of Calvary talk about how wonderful and satisfying it is to be a part of Calvary.
27th April 2016
Calvary launches “Embracing Life” an educative film resource to help educate and facilitate communities to talk openly about death and dying and better understand the issues faced by those at the end of their life.
12th January 2016
Calvary provides staff with the tools and skills better their work environment. Watch our video to see how Calvary makes a difference in their working environment and the residents lives.
20th December 2015
Angela started as a casual member of staff and has now been at Calvary for 21 years, because she enjoys it so much. Urmila talks about how teamwork is an important part of Calvary and how everyone is valued and support each other. Nya says Calvary is a part of his extended family. Watch their stories here.
15th December 2015
This year marks the 130th Anniversary of the arrival of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary in Australia, on 4 November 1885. In 1885 at the invitation of Cardinal Moran, six Sisters of the Little Company of Mary sailed from Naples on the SS Liguria headed for Australia.
4th November 2015
A young volunteer finds reward in caring for patients at end of life Cordelia Prowd has been a valued member of the volunteer team at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem since she arrived a year ago. In her early 20s, Cordelia is younger than most volunteers at the health service but loves
13th July 2015
Calvary’s pastoral care team featured highly with presentations and recognition for ‘Best of Care’ and ‘Lifetime Membership’ awards at the Spiritual Care Australia National Conference 2015 in Hobart 21- 22 April.
8th May 2015
Earlier this year a young woman who had been a patient at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem passed away peacefully after a long illness. After Veronique’s death her mother contacted the health service wanting to donate her daughter’s equipment. When equipment coordinator Leanne Vella, visited Veronique’s Parkdale unit to pick up the equipment
13th January 2015
In late 2013, Calvary launched an important new integrated technology room that enables a wide range of disciplines to interact with patients and adapt new technologies to suit their needs. The room offers a large range of tablets and light-writers that enable text to communicate for those whose speech has
1st July 2014
We have become aware of scammers pretending to be ‘Matt Potter’ or ‘Roy Malone’ from Calvary…
Residents, their families and the Berri and Riverland community have the opportunity for a…