Embracing the Festival of Lights Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is the annual Festival of Lights celebrated by millions of people around the world. It symbolises the spiritual ‘victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance.’ At ACH Group, we value inclusivity and are keen to
Getting organised for the festive season The festive season is upon us and there is a lot to consider – from card writing and mailing, list writing, gift wrapping, shopping for presents and posting gifts, putting up the Christmas tree and decorations, Christmas baking and Christmas events or entertaining –
Smartphone photography tips Smartphones have transformed our lives in many ways; they have even revolutionised photography enabling us to quickly capture life’s precious moments. These days, there’s not much a digital camera can do that a smartphone can’t. But how do we make the most of this incredible tool and
This winter, go beyond the tradition of celebrating Christmas in July In Australia, it has become a tradition to embrace the holiday spirit during the winter season by recreating the festive ambience of a traditional Northern Hemisphere winter. How can you enjoy winter, and what can you do when the
From the seas to space, Ron’s career as a radar operator certainly had no boundaries. Whilst visiting the Royal Show as a teenager, following the end of World War II, Ron was captivated by the Australian Army’s display of ground-breaking tracking technology known as field radar equipment. Within two years,
Why composting? When we send compostable material such as kitchen scraps to landfills, it produces methane as it breaks down. One study showed the decay of a family’s food and garden waste that is not composted aerobically generates almost one tonne of greenhouse gas each year.Adding organic matter to our
It’s busy, it’s a juggle, and it isn’t always easy, but it’s absolutely worth it Georgia Struwig is a young woman who holds a leadership role as Head of Clinical & Quality at ACH Group and is the mother of 18-month-old Jasper. As we approach Mother’s Day, we asked her
Your guide to the best History Festival events If you like history as much as Kapara Residential Care Home residents, staff and volunteers, you will enjoy this blog article with tips for History Festival events. History has a unique ability to connect us to both the past and the present.
How to get started with volunteering Most people agree that volunteering is a worthwhile thing to do and that giving freely of our time to support others commendable. A lot of people think about becoming a volunteer but question whether volunteering is something they can do. What can I offer?