News

Read our latest news to discover what is happening around Centacare.

A safe place to rest

Community and pastoral care

Discover the importance of having a safe place to rest your head at night, fresh clean sheets and other essential items.

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The many different faces of social connection

Aged care

Whether it’s a weekly fitness class, a card game with mates or the occasional day trip, social connection is vital to our sense of belonging and our sense of community. This Queensland Seniors Month, we chat to some of the beautiful ladies at our Amelia House Social and Community Hub about what’s important to them and how they stay socially connected.

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Art carves a path to connection at Alani

Aged care

Uncle Phil, 81, from Forest Lake is a talented artist who can carve intricate patterns in timber, engrave on emu eggs and paint on just about anything. This Seniors Month, we talk to him about the powerful role art plays in his life and how it strengthens the beautiful community he’s found at Alani Social and Community Hub.

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A little support makes a big difference for Dot

Aged care

This Dementia Action Week (20-26 September) we join Dementia Australia to show that, for people living with dementia, ‘a little support makes a big difference’.

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Are the people in your world really OK?

Featured

Do you ever get a feeling that someone you know or care about it isn’t behaving as they normally would? Your support can make a difference. This R U OK? Day, we ask Toni Janke from our family and relationship care team for tips on how to spot the signs that someone is not OK and how we can best support them.

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Centacare celebrates calling to care

Featured

Centacare is pleased to share our new way of telling our story and new look for communications with you.

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What makes a good life?

Aged care

According to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, it’s social connection that keeps us living well. At Centacare we know your heart and soul is in your home and we’re committed to helping you live a good life from there, connected to your community, friends and social networks.

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Still the best place to put your feet up

Aged care

For most of us, our home is our sanctuary. It’s where we feel safe and comfortable. The good news is there are services available, and even government funding, to help you achieve this.

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Jim finds the kind of care that fits

Disability care

Jim is a proud and capable man who gets satisfaction from the smaller things in life. When he was approved for the NDIS, his sister Karen helped him move into a share home where he’d have the opportunity to contribute to his own day-to-day care.

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Upcycling project turns thriving venture

Disability care

Everyone has a role to play in Project New Life's thriving business, whether it’s planting, sourcing supplies, working at the pop-up shops, record-keeping or delivering stock to local businesses.

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