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Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year Join us in embracing the richness of our community’s diverse cultures as we explore the traditions and festivities of the Lunar New Year and Lantern Festival. In this article, you can learn more about the Year of the Dragon
Jean and Rose, life-long friends and neighbours at ACH Group Healthia Residential Care Home.

A lifetime of friendship

Every day is filled with joy and laughter Jean Baldwin and Rose Johnson migrated from the United Kingdom more than 50 years ago to start their Australian dream in Elizabeth, South Australia. The pair have been close friends for over four decades after
Christmas fruit cake recipe

Beryl’s Christmas fruit cake recipe

Christmas fruit cake recipe For Beryl, a resident at ACH Group’s Perry Park Residential Care Home, her passion for baking keeps her going. As a former commercial baker, Beryl has entered and won several baking competitions in South Australia. To celebrate the festive
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,
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
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
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,
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
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. We
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