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    Colouring Benefits Body & Mind

    We love to make sure residents in our aged care homes have plenty to keep hands and minds busy. Lately, we’ve been working harder than ever to tailor activities around personal interests to help build...

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    Mini Dreams Do Come True!

    Graham, a much-loved resident of Mayflower Brighton was recently granted a wish, to get behind the wheel a modern Mini Cooper S! Graham, enjoying his moment behind the wheel of the zippy Mini Cooper...

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    Latest Donation Brings Music to Our Ears

    Mayflower’s Patron, Lady Marigold Southey, has kindly donated a new smart piano for the benefit of residents living at Mayflower Brighton. Pictured above members of our board and executive team with...

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    Dementia, Not a Normal Part of Ageing.

    It’s Brain Awareness Week – a global campaign to increase public awareness around the benefits of maintaining a healthy brain, and potentially reducing the risk of developing conditions such as dementia. As...

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    A Better Visit Information & App

    Families and friends of residents living with dementia attended a complimentary information and training session at Mayflower Brighton recently.   At Mayflower we believe in equipping and empowering...

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    Trees – An Expression of Peace & Joy

    With a lifelong heart for nature and all things flora, Christina Andersen recently gifted us all three beautiful Acer Rebrum (commonly known as Autumn Blaze) trees.  These deciduous trees with maple shaped...

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    Hearing loss

     “73 percent of Australians aged over 70 have a mild to severe hearing loss. This percentage rises as age increases. As many as 85% of people in ‘nursing homes’ are typically hearing impaired.” – Deafness...

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    Bushfire Appeal Raffle Results Are In!

    Thank you to all who contributed to our Bushfire Appeal Raffle at Mayflower. There is no doubt the bushfires experienced by our beautiful country have been nothing less than horrific. At Mayflower,...

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    Distant Relatives

    Mayflower Macleod Residents Bob Bird and David Roberts first met back in 2009 when David moved into Crystal Brook Caravan Park in Doncaster East.  A chance comment at a BBQ a few years later revealed...

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    Generous Donation Delights the Senses

    Mayflower Brighton was delighted to receive a generous donation of nine beautifully hand-made sensory blankets and quilts recently. The carefully crafted blankets were donated from a very talented local...

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    Mayflower Fashions in the Dining Room

    Oaks Day celebrates all things beautiful, stylish and feminine and there was no shortage of ladies from Mayflower Brighton celebrating spring racing with flair and grace! Above: Lifestyle Coordinator...

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    Australia Day Celebrations a Blast

    Australia Day on January 26th  is the day to reflect on what it means to be an “Aussie”  and to celebrate all the wonderful things we love about our beautiful country: our diverse land from coast to coast,...

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    A Month of Christmas

    Christmas at Mayflower is a wonderful experience, filled with good cheer, good times and lovely memories to be made and shared, with each facility enjoying numerous festive events throughout December. Pictured...

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    Gone Fishin'

    Residents of Mayflower Brighton enjoyed a scenic and interactive trip to the Australian Rainbow Trout Farm. Lifestyle staff members Puneet and Alex pictured here with residents Marj, Keith, Betsy and...

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    Meet Caring Friends - Nina & Sharon

    Everyone needs that one friend that they can share everything with — the laughs, the tears and the trust that they will keep your best stories to themselves. Nina and Sharon are two such friends, brought...

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