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Northern Gardens Winter News 2020

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Northern Gardens Winter News 2020
Northern Gardens
Jacinta Jarutis
Jacinta Jarutis
Group Wellbeing & Community Coordinator
July 13, 2020
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Northern Gardens update

Hello everyone,

Welcome to our Winter Newsletter; sharing some of the recent highlights and updates from our home.

Our recent introduction of Italian language classes hosted by residents for other residents and the staff is a fantastic example of cultural inclusion. Staff and residents singing along together at the weekly karaoke afternoon is also certainly adding to everyone’s well-being!

We are looking forward to our upcoming ‘Superheroes’ Day to recognize and celebrate the Aged Care teams doing such an amazing job in such challenging times.

Now more than ever, having a sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful experiences and staying connected emotionally & culturally, is so important for residents’ and staff well-being.

We always welcome your feedback and look forward to hearing you.

Kind Regards,

Susan & the Northern Gardens Team

Staying connected

Bravissismi Italian school are sending videos with children's performances in Italian.

Parade College students are keeping in contact via letter correspondence and arranging zoom conversations with residents.

We are focused on supporting connections between residents, families, friends and community and staff. Please contact the Administration and Lifestyle teams if you need assistance sending & receiving emails, photos, cards and letters.

Resident & family Video calls

Please contact us, if you would like to arrange a regular skype, facetime or zoom call with your family members and friends.

Resident Committee Meetings

Thursday 10th July at 1.30pm Food Focus and (co-vid update)

Monday 10th August at 2.00pm Resident Meeting

Awareness Days that will be celebrated

French Bastille Day – 14 July

Aged Care Employee Day –7 August

Vietnam Veterans Day – 18 August

World Humanitarian Day – 19 August

Indian Independence Day Cultural celebrations - 15 August

Daffodil Day – Friday 28 August

Knitting Project residents will be donating knitted scarves and blankets to community NGO

We are always happy to email families; photos & updates and pass on emailed letters & photos to residents.

Ana, Maria & Rebeca, Lifestyle Team

Jodi, Administration Officer

June celebrates her 90th Birthday with a virtual party
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