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Anzac Day 2021

27 April 2021

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. Lest we forget

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AUTUMN Newsletter, issue 13

16 March 2021

Welcome to the Autumn 2021 edition of the HILLVIEW TIMES, the official newsletter for HillView Care. Download the latest newsletter      

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Resident Feature: Wal Robinson

16 March 2021

Born in Hobart, Tasmania in November 1921, Wal was the only son of an English migrant, and a descendant of the first fleet. Wal attended Albuera State School, which had previously educated legendary actor Errol Flynn. Being a keen cyclist, Wal left school to focus on his cycling career, competing in...

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Bus Trips at HillView Care

5 March 2021

During 2020, amongst other inconveniences COVID-19 put a halt on all outings. Now we're mobile again, we're enjoying exploring the Gold Coast. Bus trips are a great way to stay engaged and active, soaking up some vitamin D and fresh air, enjoying a change of scenery. Each week, the HillView...

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Australian Women in History

2 March 2021

March marks the celebration of Australian Women in History. HillView residents have been treated to an insightful presentation by Southern Cross University student and author Zoe Boxshall, who discussed the impact on the Gold Coast of two significant icons, Paula Stafford and Ivy Hassard. Zoe is author of ‘A Teacher...

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Valentines Day 2021

14 February 2021

February 14th is synonymous with Valentines Day, of course. A romantic celebration between couples, friends and family, this feel-good day is a great excuse to shower one another with a flourish of love, hugs, chocolates, flowers and words of affection. HillView residents were treated to food from the heart, with...

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HillView Times December 2020

21 December 2020

Welcome to the Summer edition of the HILLVIEW TIMES, the official newsletter for HillView Care. Download the latest newsletter

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Christmas food traditions

21 December 2020

Travel the world over at Christmas time, and many countries celebrate the season with food. Aside from it's basic function to supply energy and nourishment, food is a representation of cultural traditions. Turkey: A traditional Christmas always includes turkey. Whilst King Henry VIII claimed to be the first person to eat...

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Award for Charles on Remembrance Day

16 December 2020

Our moving Remembrance Day services at Ashmore & Merrimac homes were a beautiful way to commemorate those who have served our country. Our residents enjoyed celebrating this special day out in the warm sunshine. Special mention goes to Resident Charles Wallace, who received recognition from the Australian Commonwealth for his...

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Resident Feature: Nancy Wallace - Celebrating 100 Years

16 December 2020

Nancy Wallace was born in Auckland New Zealand, the third daughter in a family of four sisters. She was brought up by their widowed mother Kathleen in times that were very tough for a solo parent. With no government support, the responsibility of raising a large family fell directly on...

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Melbourne Cup Day 2020

26 November 2020

THE RACE THAT STOPS THE NATION... This Melbourne Cup Day our residents were able to enjoy a whole range of fun activities. Starting the morning off with the inaugural staff pool noodle race followed by a delicious lunch specially catered by our in house chefs and finally, the main event watching...

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Open Home

6 November 2020

We're excited to throw open our doors next week for our first OPEN HOME! This will be held every Wednesday 10:30-11:30am at Merrimac, where those looking to come into aged care can enjoy a complimentary guided tour and home-baked morning tea. We look forward to sharing our wonderful home and...

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