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    Our Local Bonsai Doctor

    “Mental activity is just as important as being physical, this is why I keep busy,”  Maurice loves Bonsais, Sausage Dogs, and his Mayflower Home Care Team, but nothing comes close to his wonderful wife...

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    Maria Reaches New Milestone

    Maria Bernardo understands the importance of quality care, and has recently achieved 10 years of service working for the Mayflower community. Maria became part of the Mayflower family in 2010 as a Registered...

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    Christmas Across Mayflower

    Christmas is such a special time of year to so many of our residents, so to cap off what has been a difficult year, our teams went to town to make it as special and lively as can be! Residents across...

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    Dress Shoes a Real Winner

    Annie has historically found it difficult to find adequate footwear to accommodate both function and fashion, which we ladies know is very important. She had just one pair of shoes that were comfortable,...

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    Spiritual Care – and Making Great Friends

    Our Brighton aged care home usually hosts regular chapel services. However, as COVID-19 restrictions arrived, our local clergy were no longer able to pay their regular visits. Recognising the need for...

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    Trio Create Delightful Wall Hanging

    Over Spring a trio of ladies got busy creating this lovely wall hanging, and have gladly just finished it. Brighton residents Marj and Kathleen along with lifestyle assistant Malliga worked together to...

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    Meet Annie

    Annie is a lover of the arts and travel, with a long and distinguished nursing career. She is also a firm believer that finding a career that you love, is key to a happy life. Annie arrived in Australia...

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    Connecting Through Language & Music

    Delli is no stranger to playing keys and has recently found solace in playing the organ in the Hyde lounge. Delli’s mother-tongue is Russian, and with almost no vision, due to macular degeneration, she...

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    New Board Chairman for Mayflower

    Mayflower Deputy Chair, Anthony Mutton has been elected as Mayflower’s incoming Board Chairman. Mr Mutton has served as a Mayflower Board Member for more than 15 years and brings strong knowledge and...

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    Shop Local This Christmas

    Our wonderful volunteers are back and our  lovely gift shop in Brighton is now open! Anna has been volunteering at Mayflower for 18 years, and is loving being back on deck, welcoming eager Christmas shoppers...

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    Perfect Pamper

    Residents are enjoying a taste of luxury in the elegant new hairdressing and beauty salon at Mayflower Reservoir. Pictured here is Janis enjoying a ‘Mani & Chat’ pamper session with lifestyle coordinator,...

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    Feeding the Soul

    Intimate spaces create a home-like feel at our new Mayflower Reservoir Aged Care home. Maggie loves the new dining room at Mayflower Reservoir and looks forward to sitting down to a homely chef-cooked...

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    Annual Report 2020 Now Available

    Our annual report for 2019-2020 is now available. If you would like a copy, please ask at reception when you visit, or you can view a digital copy by clicking here. This year has been difficult for all...

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    Mayflower Is Open

    Mayflower is open to visitors! Please help us keep our community safe by following our safe visiting requirements. Masks must be worn. Do not visit if you are unwell. Social distancing must be adhered...

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    Ladies Who Lunch, Get Singing.

    Dorothy has been enjoying a sing-along with personal care assistant, Christina. A sing-along is a great way to transport yourself to a memory almost forgotten, while relaxing and having fun with others. It...

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    Norma's Recovery

    Learn how patience, determination, two physios and a gym helped to get Norma back on her feet. Norma loves living at Mayflower Reservoir, but her life became challenging when she took a fall and fractured...

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    Meet Liana - Aged Care Help with Heart

    Liana provides customer service with empathy and heart, drawing on her own experience caring for her parents, and then seeing them move into an aged care home. “I love helping people,” says Liana. “It’s...

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    War Veteran Recognised with Medallion

    Allen, a much-loved resident of Mayflower Brighton’s retirement village, was recently surprised when he received something very special from our government in the mail. Allen was awarded a medallion,...

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