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Australia Day Award win reflects community commitment and resilience

Australia Day Award win reflects community commitment and resilience St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Flood Recovery Group has won a 2022 Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Australia Day Award in the Community Group of the Year category. The Award is recognition for the Group’s work in supporting the local community in recovering from the severe flooding across the Port Macquarie/Hastings [...]

January 26th, 2022|

Kick off your shoes and take to the green for a good cause!

Kick off your shoes and take to the green for a good cause! St Agnes' Catholic Parish Recovery Support Services, Port Macquarie Sunrise Rotary and Port City Bowling Club are hosting a Barefoot Bowls fundraising evening for the flood-affected communities of Telegraph Point and surrounds on Friday 18 February. The event aims to raise funds to help [...]

January 24th, 2022|

Better late than never for Kids’ Fun day at Kendall

Better late than never for Kids’ Fun day at Kendal The Kendall Family Fun Day, sponsored by the St Agnes Recovery Support Service (RSS), originally scheduled to run in November last year, was finally able to bring a few smiles to the kids at Kendall Showground on Saturday January 8. Julie King, Manager of the St Agnes [...]

January 22nd, 2022|

St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Flood Recovery Group nominated for Australia Day award

St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Flood Recovery Group nominated for Australia Day award All volunteers and staff that comprise the St Agnes’ Catholic Parish flood recovery effort have been nominated for the Community Group category to receive a Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Australia Day award. The 2022 Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Australia Day Awards recognise those in the community who [...]

January 17th, 2022|

Responding to COVID remains a delicate balancing act

Responding to COVID remains a delicate balancing act General Manager of St Agnes Care & Lifestyle, Bronwyn Chalker says that the work done over last 18 months in developing and refining outbreak management plans for its residential care services has been beneficial during the last few weeks as they risk manage COVID exposures with staff, residents and [...]

January 13th, 2022|

Remember Janet Reay (b. 21/2/1954 – d. 8/11/21)

Remember Janet Reay (b. 21/2/1954 – d. 8/11/21) On 8 November 2021 St Agnes’ Catholic Parish lost a powerful advocate of its Aged Care services with the passing of Janet Reay, who was respected, admired and loved by her colleagues. Janet, wife to Glen and mother to David, Danielle and Jaclyn, started work with the Parish’s Catholic [...]

December 16th, 2021|

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19 at St Agnes’ House

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19 at St Agnes’ House On Sunday, a St Agnes’ Care & Lifestyle (SACAL) staff member at St Agnes’ House, which is part of the St Agnes’ site residential aged care services in Lochinvar Place, tested positive for COVID-19. St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Chief Executive Officer Adam Spencer says the health, safety [...]

December 15th, 2021|

Recovery team connects with Telegraph Point community

Recovery team connects with Telegraph Point community The St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Recovery Support Service (RSS) team joined forces with Lifeline, Rotary Sunrise and the Telegraph Point Community Association to do a walk around at Telegraph Point on Saturday 20 November.  The purpose of the walk was to check-in with residents of the area still recovering from [...]

December 1st, 2021|

A Jesse Tree is a great way to prepare for Christmas

A Jesse Tree is a great way to prepare for Christmas The Jesse Tree Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse, and a branch from his roots will bear fruit. The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and strength, the spirit of [...]

November 24th, 2021|

SACAL and JHI unite to support the development and training of our future Workforce

SACAL and JHI unite to support the development and training of our future Workforce St Agnes' Care & Lifestyle (SACAL) and John Henry Institute (JHI) are working in partnership to strengthen the knowledge and skills of new and existing SACAL workers. This is a strategic workforce development initiative endorsed by Managers and leaders within St Agnes Parish. [...]

November 4th, 2021|

It’s the little things that make a difference to recovery

It’s the little things that make a difference to recovery When the floods struck in March, North Shore residents did everything they could to prepare but no-one expected the water to rise way above historic markers. Eight months on and the impact of this deluge is still being felt by communities nestled close to the Hastings River, [...]

November 4th, 2021|

Funding for Innovative Dementia Care Announced

Funding for Innovative Dementia Care Announced St Agnes’ Catholic Parish CEO Adam Spencer joined Federal Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan for the announcement of funding for the construction of a Memory Support Village at the Parish’s Emmaus site on Colonel Barney Drive, Port Macquarie. St Agnes’ Care & Lifestyle, which is the aged care service provider of St [...]

October 14th, 2021|
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