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Amana Living’s Edward Collick Home has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

The Kalgoorlie care centre has been named a semi-finalist in the Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award category, part of The WA Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

The Awards aim to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions that individuals, groups and businesses are making throughout rural and regional Western Australia.

Edward Collick Home’s entry will now be reviewed by a judging panel on 30th August in order to determine the finalists. Winners will be announced at a gala dinner at the Hyatt Regency in Perth on 20th October.

WA GOVERNOR OPENS NEW AGED CARE TRAINING INSTITUTE

The next generation of people coming into aged care are in safe hands with the official opening of the Amana Living Training Institute (ALTI) in Rivervale by Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC Governor of Western Australia.

The Amana Living Training Institute will help meet the training needs of the aged care sector which has seen the number of jobs more than double year on year.

Amana Living's fortnightly 6PR segment - Home Care Revisited

Amana Living's fortnightly 6PR segment

The third talkback segment on 6PR took place on Wednesday and we revisited Home Care to discuss the impact after deregulation.  Our experts were Leonie Demunck, Home Care Coordinator, and Greg Massam, General Manager for Marketing & Commercial Services.

The segment included an update on the current siutation with Home Care, since deregulation, and five customers also called in with their questions. 

Dementia Care on 6PR

Dementia Care on 6PR

Louise Jones, Amana Living’s dementia care specialist, and Greg Massam, General Manager of Marketing & Commercial Services, appeared on the Afternoons with Simon Beaumont show on 6PR this week. This was the second interview as part of the Navigating Aged Care with Amana Living series and focussed on dementia care.

Amana Living CEO handover captures media imagination

It's an exciting time in aged care, and especially for Amana Living, as Stephanie Buckland takes over the CEO role from Ray Glickman.

As Stephanie and Ray work together for a two-week handover period, WA Business News saw an opportunity to get the two leaders together to discuss the future of care and services for over-55s. During the interview, Stephanie said of Amana Living:

Enrichment on Channel 7

Our enrichment activities have attracted the attention of Channel 7, with two segments airing earlier this month.

The intergenerational activities at Club Kinross provided excellent footage for Today Tonight. Children from the local kindy visit our clients with dementia regularly to play games. The fun had by both generations is quite touching, and importantly it provides our clients with an opportunity to be 'grandparents' and the children with the chance to mix with older people when they may not have extended family around.

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