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Clay Diya lamp, celebrating Diwali

Celebrating Diwali

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
Table with Christmas wrapping paper and notepad with writing on it saying 'get organised for Christmas'

Getting organised for Christmas

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 –
Senior couple taking a selfie, mastering smart phone photography

A smart way to capture the moment

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
winter wonderland, with paper snowflakes on table

Embracing the winter wonderland

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
composting and how you can get started

A beginner’s guide to composting

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
Georgia with her son, going on a hike. Georgia shared her thoughts about motherhood and leadership

The rewarding juggle act of leadership and motherhood

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
National Motor Museum visit with Kapara residents

History Festival 2023

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.
volunteering and why you should join

Volunteering: How to get started

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?
10 vegies for small space

10 vegies to grow in smaller spaces

The past twelve months has seen an increased interest in produce gardening. Many people who have never tried before, have started to grow some of their own vegies, herbs, and fruits and that is wonderful as nothing beats the flavour, freshness and nutrient density of organically grown home produce. However,
Older couple budgeting and thinking about how to spend less and live more

Stretch your dollar further

Live more, spend less in 2023 Tips on how to stretch your dollar to go further From fruit and vegetables to fuel and energy bills, and everything in between, the cost of living has increased in the past year. Here’s a list of smart tips to help you manage your