Stories from our Aged Care homes

Here you will find news from our homes and stories from our residents who are all unique with many interesting and personal stories to share. We hope you enjoy some of their life experiences, their memories and passions that have helped shape who they are. Getting to know our residents allows us to understand their needs and preferences and helps us provide Person First care.

Bupa Aged Care Queens Park - Alma with staff and family

Alma’s secret to a long life

A champagne celebration for a Centenarian and her family

Lucy Blasi's book 'The food hunt'

A published author in our midst!

A resident story teller finds her passion for writing and puts smiles on young faces

Students from De La Salle visit Bupa Ashfield residents

At home with the young and young at heart

De La Salle College students make our resident’s day through International Award Program
Bupa Aged Care St Ives

The Camellias of St Ives have come home

A preservation program saves trees and beautifies the new home for residents
Alf at the post box at Bupa Croydon

Postman Alf always delivers

See how this Bupa resident re-experiences his love as a postie through Person First care.

Bupa Aged Care stories Laura with family 1963

Laura’s 80 reasons to smile

Laura was a hard working mother, raised 8 children on her own and now has 80 grandchildren to be proud of.
Bupa Aged Care Stories Vivienne with Cello

A priceless gift for Bupa Croydon resident

Vivienne lives with dementia but remembers her father making instruments. A visit from a violin maker is a day she’ll never forget.
Helen Reese, Bupa Woodville's first resident cuts the ribbon

Love, laughter and fun as residents discover their new home

Watch these emotional moments as Bupa Woodville residents see their new home for the first time. The new home will better support the care needs of the local community.