Archives by: Barry Chandler

Another National Award for Freemasons Homes

The Homes has received another national award for its innovative program “Supporting the Dementia Community through Fun & Games”. The national award, sponsored by Total Aged Services, will be presented to our Leisure & Lifestyle Co-ordinator, Margi Siggers, at the Dementia & Recreation National Conference in Melbourne on Thursday, 10th October 2013. The comments from the judging panel are, “the program is community focused, promotes a positive view of ageing, has a strong collaborative approach, represents a “can do” attitude and is clearly ... Read more

Aged Care Foundation – New Board member

Heather Chong is a member of the Aged Care foundation Board. This is her story. Born in UK, Heather and her husband Christopher and their two children, Philippa and Alistair, came to live in Tasmania in 1999. Prior to this move they had lived for many years in Hong Kong and Singapore. Heather and Christopher chose Tasmania because the educational opportunities for their children were excellent and they liked the climate. They knew they wanted to run a business of ... Read more