News and Media Releases | Bupa (aged-care)

2019
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March
2019
A former professional boxer living at Bupa Ashfield Aged Care has reconnected with his past and started teaching boxing classes. The fitness trend has quickly taken off in the home, with carers and residents all pulling their gloves on to join the fu...
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24
March
2019
There were emotional scenes at Zayed College for Girls in Mangere on Friday afternoon as Bupa Parkhaven Care Home visited the school, one week on from the Christchurch terror attack.  ...
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07
March
2019
After migrating to Australia from Nepal, Sirjana Kc started her working life as cleaner and a farmer. Through sheer grit, determination and a passion for caring she's worked her way up the ladder to become the General Manager of Bupa Aged Care in Ban...
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28
February
2019
After a lifetime of helping pave the way for LGBTQI rights, a Bupa Aged Care resident says this year’s Mardi Gras celebration has been one of the best yet. Craig Ralston reflects on growing up as a gay man and settling into life in aged care, as he p...
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26
February
2019
When Roger Davies saw a cut on his foot, he thought nothing of it. Ultimately though, that scratch turned into an infection which in time led to the amputation of his toes. ...
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21
February
2019
#BeYouAtBupa is a treasure trove of stories and inspiration from within Bupa Health Insurance, Bupa Aged Care, Bupa Dental, Bupa Optical and Bupa Therapy, but today we're sharing Jeanne's story.  Do you share her passion? We’re hiring now!  In add...
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15
February
2019
Tom and Yvonne Baverstock-Ward were both happily married for many years and even though both their partners had passed away, the pair never imagined they'd ever tie the knot again. At least, not until they reconnected at our aged care home Bupa Eden....
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14
February
2019
Have you ever looked at a happy older married couple and wondered what their secret is? While no two marriages are identical, Len and Hilary Board share the recipe from their 73 yearlong marriage. ...
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08
February
2019
When our interns move on from Bupa, complete the CareerTrackers program and finish their studies at university, we know that they often go on to lead interesting lives with celebrated careers.  ...
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01
February
2019
Bupa Parkhaven Care Home is looking much brighter now that handyman Tau Faumanu is around. ...
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29
January
2019
Bupa Ascot Retirement Village supports local growers every week. ...
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29
January
2019
#BeYouAtBupa is a treasure trove of stories and inspiration from within Bupa Health Insurance, Bupa Aged Care, Bupa Dental, Bupa Optical and Bupa Therapy. This is Jackie's story.  ...
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25
January
2019
When Bupa Sunset Care Home caregivers introduced special Indian cultural activities a few months ago, they never realised the positive impact it would have on residents of Indian descent. ...
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25
January
2019
Whether it’s a day spent with the family, backyard cricket or even just a dip of the toes in the pool, our aged care residents and staff at Kempsey will be celebrating diversity and traditions for Australia Day. ...
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23
January
2019
As Cynthia (Sally) Smalley celebrated her 100th birthday recently in Bupa Glenburn Care Home, she shared her vivid memories of her time in India with her husband.  ...
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18
January
2019
A dementia diagnosis can often mean an early retirement as well as a loss of hobbies and friends but a mobile workshop is helping Bupa Aged Care residents with the disease to get back to what they know and love. ...
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16
January
2019
With the release of a new Bupa parental leave policy, extra support for people like Bianca Archibald, Bupa Merrivale Care Home Caregiver, is a ‘real bonus’ to the start of 2019. ...
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16
January
2019
#BeYouAtBupa is a treasure trove of stories and inspiration from within Bupa Health Insurance, Bupa Aged Care, Bupa Dental, Bupa Optical and Bupa Therapy, but today we're sharing Sue's story.  In addition to Bupa Media, you can also catch up with ...
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10
January
2019
#BeYouAtBupa is a treasure trove of beautiful stories and insightful inspiration from within Bupa Health Insurance, Bupa Aged Care, Bupa Dental, Bupa Optical and Bupa Therapy, but today we're sharing Melanie's story.  In addition to Bupa Media, yo...
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2018
31
December
2018
With 2018 drawing to a close, we're revisiting the best Bupa News stories of the year. These are some of the stories that inspired us, spurred us to action, and made us feel grateful and humbled to work at Bupa.  ...
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20
December
2018
Every year, dedicated staff at our homes ensure there’s plenty of festive cheer to go around. Without any further ado, here are some of our highlights so far and it isn’t even Christmas yet. Stay tuned for more from Bupa Aged Care! ...
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18
December
2018
#BeYouAtBupa is a treasure trove of beautiful stories and insightful inspiration from within Bupa Health Insurance, Bupa Aged Care, Bupa Dental, Bupa Optical and Bupa Therapy, but today we're sharing Sarah's story.  In addition to Bupa Media, you ...
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16
December
2018
Despite advances in technology and the increasing connectedness it brings, Bupa ANZ’s Medical Services Director, Dr Tim Ross is encouraging people to put down their phone during the festive season and check in on a loved one. ...
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14
December
2018
Christmas came early for residents at Bupa Aged Care Portland as they broke bread, sang songs, wore Santa hats and tinsel earrings while celebrating the holidays. ...
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14
December
2018
On any given day, the residents at Bupa Aged Care Caulfield can be found hopping from Malta, to Holland, South East Asia and back again before dinner. ...
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12
December
2018
#BeYouAtBupa is a treasure trove of beautiful stories and insightful inspiration from within Bupa Health Insurance, Bupa Aged Care, Bupa Dental, Bupa Optical and Bupa Therapy, but today we're sharing Valerie's story.  In addition to Bupa Media, yo...
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04
December
2018
Fred Kelly looks up, pauses for a moment as a flash of emotion creases his face, returns to working on his model boat parked in the recreation room of Bupa Aged Care in Modbury where he resides. ...
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04
December
2018
Surrounded by a racecourse in Morphettville, Adelaide, is a unique equestrian centre that's providing pony assisted therapy visits to residents at Bupa Aged Care, some of whom have special care needs and are living with dementia. Read all about it in...
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03
December
2018
If you stay 'belly down' on your surfboard, you will never be able to stand up and 'catch' the wave. Phyllis O'Donnell acknowledged the barrier as a woman to surfing in the 60s', and then set to work on breaking through the barrels and barriers by st...
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30
November
2018
Every dog has its day, and for Hugo the greyhound, that day was filled with lots of love and delicious treats from the residents at Bupa Aged Care Bexley. ...
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