Category: Aged Care

Maddocks Gardens cultural garden a showpiece for all to share

An Aboriginal cultural garden is the latest addition to Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s Maddocks Gardens aged care facility – one where Aboriginal people and all residents and visitors can meet, chat and feel welcome. The garden, developed at a cost of $80,000, includes a specially-designed one-off yarning circle, picnic

Maddocks Gardens wins public healthcare award

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s Maddocks Gardens residential aged care facility last night won a prestigious state-wide award for an innovative new approach to helping people with dementia. Maddocks Gardens won the award for Excellence in Public Sector Aged Care at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards for its work with residents who have dementia, using an interactive program they developed to improve residents’

Sensory Wizard a Moving World of Wonder at Maddocks Gardens

Maddocks Gardens has installed an award-winning piece of cutting-edge audio visual equipment that provides stimulation and engagement for people living with dementia. The Sensory Wizard OMI Projector displays a variety of images on any flat surface that users can interact with. Just like real objects in nature – such as leaves

Maddocks Gardens Hits 100 Percent COVID Vaccination Target

100 percent of staff working at BRHS’ aged care facility, Maddocks Gardens, have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine. The achievement comes ahead of an Australian Government mandate that everyone working in an aged care facility be vaccinated against COVID-19. BRHS’ Aged Care Manager, Paul Rosenquist, said