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Calvary welcomes Japara

Japara has officially joined Calvary Health Care, effective 5 November 2021. As a result, all 50 Japara aged care homes and 5 retirement villages now operate under the Calvary name. Founded in Australia in 1885 by the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, Calvary is a charitable, not-for-profit, Catholic

Scam Alert

We have become aware of scammers pretending to be ‘Matt Potter’ or ‘Roy Malone’ from Calvary Adelaide Hospital, attempting to purchase goods, predominantly IT-related equipment, from various vendors around Australia.

Mike Stracey, Calvary Bruce Private Hospital ACT
Mike Stracey, Calvary Bruce Private Hospital ACT

Mike is a well beloved and well thought of Volunteer who is highly appreciated by both staff and patients. I started volunteering in 2006 after caring for my father in his last days and when both my wife and I retired.  We needed some structure and variety in our lives

Kevin O’Neil, Volunteer

In 2019, I became a volunteer at Calvary Health Care Kogarah, as I was interested in being part of a palliative care biography service to document patients’ stories. I remember how caring and supportive the palliative care team were who cared for my wife before she passed away in 1998.

David Brown, Volunteer

I have been volunteering at Bethlehem’s Day Centre for seven years. The Day Centre is part of our Community Palliative Care Service, which supports patients and their carers in their own homes and communities. During the COVID-19 pandemic we have been getting together on Zoom twice a week to chat,

Barb Phillips, Volunteer

The Spirit of Calvary in action Our thanks to Barb and other volunteers for your generosity and resilience especially during these past two years during COVID-19. You truly demonstrate the Spirit of Calvary. Meet Barb Phillips – winner of the Calvary Hobart Spirit of Calvary award in 2018. Working from

Acknowledging the importance of Anzac Day

Anzac Day falls on 25 April each year, commemorating the lives of all Australians who have served their country in times of war, including our own Leslie Hughes, a resident at Calvary Rye Sands on the Mornington Peninsula.

Calvary Mater Newcastle turns 100

On Friday 25 March, Calvary Mater Newcastle kick-started a year of celebrations to mark its 100-year history. Opening its doors in 1922, the Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital was founded and administered by the Sisters of Mercy from their Mother House in Singleton. These Sisters were originally from Ennis, Ireland. From