Better Practice in Aged Care Awards recipients

2011 awards

Name of home Program
Bupa Bellarine, Vic Personal best
Bupa Bellarine, Vic Liverpool Care Pathway
Bupa Bellarine, Vic Walk around Australia
ACH Milpara, SA Partners in positive ageing - model of wellbeing
ACH Milpara, SA Creative works!
ACH Milpara, SA Health promotion in the 21st century


2010 awards

Name of home Program
Finlandia Village A Restorative approach
Shawford Lodge, WA Nutrition project
Aldersgate Village, SA Art therapy program
SomerCare, Vic Rainbow Chimers program
SomerCare, Vic Advanced care planning project


2009 awards

Name of home Program
De Paul Villa, QLD Healthy Ageing Positive Partnerships
Macquarie Care Centre, NSW Optimal timing of medication for residents with Parkinson's disease
St Agnes Lodge, NSW Memories of my youth
Redhead Gardens Hostel, NSW Palliative approach
St Anne's Nursing Home, NSW Pain management
Warrina Village Hostel, NSW Resiaction
BCS Kara Centre, NSW Better oral health
Geelong Aged Care, Vic Education program
Uniting Aged Care Ningana, Tas Beneath the Jetty
Barossa Village, SA Nurse practitioner program
Southern Cross Care Fullarton Hostel, SA Nutrition



2008 awards

Name of home Program
Hibernian Nursing Home, Qld Active, independent and upright
Peter Cosgrove House, NSW Model of practice for contemporary care
Peter Cosgrove House, NSW Positive connections
Peter Cosgrove House, NSW Wound management
RSL Anzac Village, NSW Adding life to years and years to life
RSL Anzac Village, NSW Mental health
Bupa Bellarine, Vic Play group
Bupa Bellarine, Vic Men's club


2007 awards

Name of home Program
Macleod Village, Vic Medical advisory committee
Macleod Village, Vic Medication charts


 2006 awards

Name of home Program
Buckland, NSW Palliative care dementia interface project
Bodington, NSW Out 'n' about around Bodington free shuttle bus service
Catholic Care of the Aged, NSW Pastoral care
Chesalon Residential Aged Care, NSW Dementia care mapping
Ilumba Gardens, NSW Literature group
Kara Centre for Aged Care, NSW Maintenance management system
Kara Centre for Aged Care, NSW Workforce development
Lake Macquarie Retirement Village, NSW Laughter therapy group
McQuoin Park, NSW Spiritual ministry volunteer training
Mary Andrews, NSW Care communication
Maryknoll Hostel, NSW Multi-sensory therapy
Maryknoll Hostel, NSW Drama therapy
Uniting Care Mayflower Village, NSW including Boronia Hostel and John and Helen Robinson Nursing Home Diversional therapy
Mount St Josephs, NSW Manual handling
Nuffield Village, NSW Understanding care needs
Sir Moses Montefiore, NSW Holocaust awareness program
St Hedwig Nursing Home, NSW Baroque music
St Joseph's Hostel, NSW Stronger, fitter - younger! physiotherapy
St Joseph's Village Nursing Home, NSW Medication management system
Winston Lodge, NSW Behaviour management
Wirreanda Retirement Village, NSW Colour your world
Warrina Village Hostel, NSW The Mixed Nuts
Upper Jindalee Aged Care Residence, ACT Depression and dementia
Mirinjani Village, ACT Resident lifestyle
Benetas at Lovell House, Vic Recognising the value of residents
Fred Combridge House, Vic Reuniting residents with their loved ones
Good Shepherd Aged Services, Vic Staff education
Good Shepherd Aged Services, Vic Health and wellness
Hedley Sutton Community, Vic Work, laugh and play
Lyndoch Hostel, Vic Resident-run activities
Northcliffe Lodge, Vic Leisure and lifestyle
Wattle Lodge Hostel, Vic Light program
Baptcare-Westhaven Community, Vic Food services program
Baptcare-Westhaven Community, Vic Palliative care program
Simpkin House Nursing Home, Vic Reduction of psychotropic medication program
Skipton Nursing Home, Vic Wound management program
Mary Ogilvy House, Tas Dynamic living
Strathaven High and Low Care Facilities, Tas The Knitting Room
Adelaide Senior Citizens Village, SA The architecture of living
Labrina Village, SA Nutrition and hydration
LHI Retirement Services, Glynde, SA Staff development
LHI Retirement Services, Hope Valley Hostel, SA Move easy
Lourdes Valley Hostel, SA Laundry
Lourdes Valley Nursing Home, SA Major incident plan
Resthaven Bellevue Heights, SA Closing the gap between young and old
Salisbury Private Nursing Home, SA Secret men's business



2005 awards

Name of home Program
Andrews House, Vic Stretch it out walking program
The Gardens, Tas Falls prevention
Alwyndor, SA Respite
Lakeside Aged Care, WA Skin tear management