Funding Round January 2016
Herb and Vegetable Garden - Pearl Supported Care; To establish a herb and vegetable garden. It will be managed by the retirement village and supported care residents.
New Age Connections - Philip Kennedy Centre; To purchase four new ipads for the Wellness & Lifestyle team to use with residents, helping them to connect with families, master new technology and skills.
Fitness Equipment - Mt Carmel; In a response to the uptake in our fitness programs, new gym equipment including fitball, exercise mats, yoga mats, yoga straps.
Art in the Atrium - Labrina; To provide art classes and materials for residents to participate in clay modelling, ceramic work and painting. Artwork will be displayed in the atrium.
Fishing Program - Sandpiper Lodge; Request to purchase fishing equipment. The residents would like to make fishing a part of their leisure activities.
Staff Band - Sandpiper Lodge; The staff band has been playing together for over six years and sought funding to upgrade and purchase new equipment. Equipment includes speakers, mixers, microphones, drums.
Garden Upgrade - West Beach; Upgrade the gardens including removal of overgrown trees and to replace with more appropriate trees that provide shade.
Mural - Bellevue Court; Create an interactive art work along the corridor – to distract residents living with dementia from the exit door and highlight the way to the outdoor garden.
Technology in Activity - Bellevue Court; Purchase two android tablets and MP3 players for use in individual therapy and small groups to access apps and games.