Dementia specialist named WA's best and brightest
The innovation and dedication of Brightwater At Home staff member Bianca Briggs (picture, back right) was recognised over the weekend when she was announced as winner of the Employee of the Year Award in the 2015 Aged and Community Services WA Excellence in Care Awards.
CEO speaks about coming workforce woes
Brightwater Chief Executive Dr Penny Flett has spoken about the rapidly increasing demand for aged care services in WA coupled with a worrying concurrent trend of a diminishing workforce prepared to meet the challenges of an ageing population.
Volunteer-run cafe thrives after a decade
It started with just coffee, scones and nine volunteers with a dream. Ten years later, Maddies Café is celebrating its milestone birthday with 25 volunteers on the roster, a range of cakes and salads on offer and a host of regulars who love to pop in and have a chat over a coffee and cake.