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    Winter Woolly Knitting is on Trend

    As the winter chills have well and truly set in, knitting has regained its popularity among residents of our Mayflower Brighton home.   Pictured above, Beryl makes her contribution towards a lovely...

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    7 Life Secrets of a Centenarian

    Mayflower Brighton retirement village resident, Allen recently joined the centenarian club, so we sat down and had a chat about what he has learnt over his 100 years of life.   Allen on his 100th Birthday....

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    Jackie Takes Us Down Memory Lane

    Jackie has been busy creating reminiscing books for our residents living with dementia, and the results are heartwarming. Jackie moved to our Mayflower Brighton home earlier this year and has become...

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    Margaret Loves the Thrill of The Chase

    Meet Margaret. Margaret lives in our Reservoir aged care residence and enjoys watching her favourite TV program with her neighbouring friend, Joan.   Pictured above: Margaret loves the thrill of The...

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    Scales and Fluffy Tails - Animal Visit

    You can experience something new, at any age.  Just before self-isolation became a challenge for us all, the residents of Mayflower Reservoir enjoyed a thrilling animal visit they won’t forget soon.   Pictured...

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    New Reservoir Aged Care Facility Takes Shape

    It is no secret we have been working on a very important project – a brand new and state-of-the-art aged care facility for Mayflower Reservoir. The first stage of the new aged care home is nearing completion. We...

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    Small Group Activities a Real Hit

    While we haven’t been able to have our large gatherings and activities such as Happy Hour, our team has been able to run smaller group activities based on interests.   Pictured above: Alex begins a...

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    What is a home care package?

    The Home Care Package (HCP) program is designed to provide in-home care and support for older people who need some help to stay home and remain independent. The program is set up so you or your loved...

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    Kind Words Lift Spirits

    Our staff were pleased to be recognised for their care and support recently. Two large hampers and a thoughtfully written card arrived at Mayflower Reservoir, helping to lift their spirits after the recent...

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    Looking for an Admissions Officer with Heart

    Mayflower Reservoir is transforming its 40-year-old facility into a beautiful new aged care home. We are now looking for an exceptional person to provide thoughtful advice to elderly Australians and families...

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    Hidden Hairdressing Talents, Revealed!

    While our hairdressing salon was closed during self-isolation, staff members Debbie, Christina, Jenny and Elena, who each have great skills in hairdressing stepped in to lend a hand, with a pair of scissors...

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    We Wave to Say Thank You to Volunteers

    We, as part of Mayflowers Community, would like to say a big THANK YOU to all of our incredible volunteers who contribute SO MUCH to Mayflower. Staff and residents of Mayflower, across our locations,...

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