Media Release

Future of Calvary Hallam site under review

Residential aged care home Calvary Hallam, in Melbourne’s south-east, will cease operations by October 2024 as Calvary undertakes a full options assessment for the future use of the site to align with a strategic commitment to delivering modern connected care across its services. Calvary considered modernising the existing building design,

Extended wing at Calvary George Vowell welcomes new residents

Calvary has opened the doors to a 19-bed fully refurbished wing at its Calvary George Vowell residential aged care home in Mount Eliza. Calvary invested $300,000 to expand capacity at the home, delivering a contemporary design that supports modern models of care for aged care residents. The new residents in

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Calvary teams up with Salesforce to deliver digitisation journey

Calvary has selected Salesforce to build a unique digital platform that will transform connectivity across its business and ultimately enhance the experience of its clients, residents, patients, donors and staff. The Calvary Care System provides a seamless healthcare experience for people, enabling access to appropriate care in the place where

New name reflects identity of Calvary at Kingswood

New signage reading Calvary Kingswood is the official public notice of a name change for the residential aged care home previously known as Mitcham. Located in the Adelaide suburb of Kingswood, the installed signage is the final step of a name change first proposed following Calvary’s acquisition at the home

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Crafty Calvary residents back for fun in the SunFest

Crafty residents will be front and centre at Calvary Goonawarra‘s stall at SunFest this weekend, selling knitted items and bead jewellery made especially for the community festival. The Calvary Goonawarra team are back bigger and better this year, after being awarded Best Business/Service at their inaugural appearance at last year’s festival. Behind

Love thy neighbour, one stitch at a time

A weekly knitting group that began as a social get-together for retirees at the new Calvary Kooyong retirement living, health and aged care precinct, has quickly becoming an exercise in helping thy neighbours – one stitch at a time. The ladies of the ‘Knit ‘n Knatter’ group help create comfort

Calvary Sandhill residents chip in to help homeless

For a year, residents at Calvary Sandhill aged care home have been whipping up batches of choc-chip cookies and muffins and packaging them up for delivery to local homelessness charity, Strike It Out. Calvary Sandhill’s Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator, Candace Harrington, said she approached residents after seeing a post from

Nursing traineeship a win-win for South West Rocks and Calvary

Calvary is fast-becoming the local employer of choice for the young people of South West Rocks on the NSW mid-north coast thanks to a nursing traineeship program gaining popularity. Nadia Rhodes always dreamed of working in aged care and six months ago, the dream became a reality through her traineeship

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Generations share time and life lessons at Calvary St Paul’s

Calvary St Paul’s Residential Aged Care resident Lance Batey has advanced dementia and rarely speaks, except when students from Cundletown Public School arrive for their weekly ‘Grandparents Day’. “Whenever the children come in to visit, Lance just opens up. It’s like the children open the window to where he is

Calvary staff dig deep for a worthy cause this Christmas

This Christmas, Calvary Health Care corporate staff in Newcastle are again supporting local not-for-profit organisation Carrie’s Place, which supports women and children impacted by domestic and family violence, and homelessness. Calvary’s NSW and Queensland Work Health and Safety Advisor, Amanda Wilson, who organises the Christmas Drive, delivered donations to the

Calvary Launceston hospitals go green

Nurse Stephanie Robinson looked at the bags of discarded sterilisation wraps collected after a day of surgery in the operating theatres at Calvary St Luke’s Hospital and pondered how it could be kept out of landfill. At the other end of the state, Mat Usher from remanufacturing start-up GreenMed was

University of Sydney partnership to help those living with dementia

Calvary is partnering with the University of Sydney to trial and evaluate a new program to help aged care residents with mild to moderate dementia remain healthy and independent. Known as the I-CHARP project (Interdisciplinary Care Home-based Reablement Program), this implementation research study is being funded by the National Health

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Celebrating 40 years of palliative care

Calvary Mater Newcastle’s Palliative Care Service has marked a significant milestone this month, celebrating 40 years of caring for patients from the Hunter, Lower Mid North Coast and New England regions. As the largest specialist palliative care provider in the region Mark Jeffrey, General Manager at Calvary Mater Newcastle, commended

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Calvary’s new advertising campaign comes from the heart

Inspirational stories told by patients, residents, clients and staff are at the heart of Calvary Health Care’s new national brand campaign launched today across a range of media channels to engage with customer and workforce audiences. The creative concept adopts Calvary’s refreshed branding and showcases real customers, staff and locations

Calvary tackles modern slavery in a changing global environment

Calvary Health Care has published its 2022 Modern Slavery Statement, reaffirming its commitment to eradicate modern slavery with genuine action. Calvary National Chief Executive, Martin Bowles, says global supply chain issues and workforce shortages are increasing the risk for modern slavery, but Calvary will continually review and improve the way

Calvary steps away from Clare Holland House to ensure coordinated care

Calvary has made the difficult decision to step away from delivering services at Clare Holland House to ensure the integrated care model is preserved for patients and staff. Calvary has been providing highly valued, specialised palliative care services to Canberrans since 1995, with hospice services provided at Clare Holland House

Calvary continues to put staff at the centre of ACT transition

Calvary is disappointed by the ACT Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss the application challenging the validity of the Health Infrastructure Enabling Act 2023. Calvary National Chief Executive, Martin Bowles, said the decision to mount a legal challenge against the proposed compulsory acquisition of Calvary Public Hospital Bruce was taken in

Care without judgement at Calvary

Opinion Editorial by Martin Bowles, Calvary National CEO   Calvary unequivocally supports the position that access to healthcare is a basic human right and we care equally for anyone using our services regardless of religion, race, gender, cultural background, political views, or economic and social status. This is a position