Retirement Communities

Christmas play helps promote mobility at Calvary Cessnock Retirement Community

The positive impact that movement and music can have on health, wellbeing and mobility in elderly people was on show at Calvary Cessnock Retirement Community on Thursday 14 December.   Residents, staff and volunteers performed their annual Christmas play, which forms part of an exercise program that incorporates movement and music.   The initiative

Glenn Stewart wins SafeWork NSW Award

Best individual contribution to workplace health and safety Glenn Stewart – Calvary’s National Manager, Work Health, Safety & Environment, was awarded “Best individual contribution to workplace health and safety” at the SafeWork NSW Awards on Thursday evening 26th October. The Awards reward business and workers with the highest standards of

Martin Bowles PSM appointed National CEO

Calvary Health Care is delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Bowles as National Chief Executive Officer (NCEO), following the retirement of the current NCEO Mark Doran at the end of the year. Martin Bowles, formerly Secretary of the Department of Health, joins Calvary with a wealth of experience gained

Marriage, Same Sex Relationships and Calvary

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

Calvary Nazareth Embraces and Respects Multicultural Residents and Staff

Calvary Nazareth Retirement Community in Belmont North is a multicultural aged care facility that recognises and embraces the different backgrounds and heritage of the staff, residents and their families. Wednesday 9 August is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples which recognises the unique cultures of the 370 million Indigenous peoples across the world, living in 90 countries and speaking over 7000 different languages.

Calvary 2016 Christmas Card artwork
Wishing you warmth and joy at Christmas

From all of us at Calvary, wishing you the warmth, hope and happiness of Christmas. Each year our Christmas message features an image that celebrates hope and joy for others. This year we feature a mixed media artwork collaboratively produced by Calvary Health Care Bethlehem’s Friday art therapy patient group. The theme represents things that

Calvary St Joseph new garden
Calvary’s Garden for all Senses

Introducing the New Five Senses Garden at Calvary St Joseph’s in the Newcastle suburb of Sandgate. With a waterfall, chicken pen and edible plants (herbs and apples), the new garden at Calvary St Joseph’s Retirement Community has been carefully curated to offer an experience that will engage all of the