World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is commemorated each year on 15 June to highlight elder abuse. Elder abuse is any act which causes harm to an older person and is carried out by someone they know and trust such as a family member or friend. It can be: physical abuse social abuse financial abuse psychological […]

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Men’s Health Week: 13–19 June 2022

Men’s Health week is an important opportunity to highlight the importance of men’s health, and to promote and support the health and well-being of men and boys in our communities. This year’s theme, Building Healthy Environments for Men and Boys, focuses on creating physically, mentally and emotionally healthy environments in the home, workplace and in […]

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A Companion for Harbison

Harbison has long wished for a resident companion and we finally have our sights set on the perfect one! Resident, Sally Andreas, grew up with the dog breed and has devoted her time to trying to find Harbison’s very own companion animal. She struck gold when she encountered a dog breeder looking to retire one […]

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International Nurses Day Message from the CEO 2022

Every year, on Florence Nightingale’s birthday, we celebrate our nurses with International Nurses Day. The date is significant because Florence is widely credited with the creation of modern nursing, based on her experience nursing soldiers during the Crimean War (during which Russia lost Crimea, adjacent to Ukraine, which today is under Russian control again). Among […]

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022

28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This year, we look at how we have built a positive safety and health culture at Harbison: We have a Work Health and Safety (WHS) Committee, who meet on a bimonthly basis to consult on work health and safety issues within the organisation We […]

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World Health Day 2022

On World Health Day, we are looking at ways Harbison is protecting our planet and the well-being of our little community: Solar panels have been installed at both sites as a renewable energy source and we are conscious of our utilities consumption Centralised stores and an on-site compactor means we can minimise deliveries/reduce the use […]

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2022 Senior’s Festival

This year’s NSW Senior’s Festival starts on Friday, 25 March 2022. Harbison has booked a few events we know residents would be interested in. A fee of $15 will apply to cover the cost of the bus. Please click here to see these events If you wish to book a resident in for an activity, […]

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Harbison Dementia Living Wins Award for Excellence in Aged Care Design

Harbison attended the awards for Excellence Gala Dinner held on Thursday, 2 December 2021, at the Star Sydney, celebrating and recognising the best of the best in urban development across NSW & the ACT. Harbison Dementia Living (HDL) at Burradoo won the 2021 UDIA NSW Award for Excellence in Aged Care Design. HDL was designed […]

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Dementia Action Week | 20-26 October 2021

Dementia impacts close to half a million Australians and almost 1.6 million Australians are involved in their care. The number of people living with dementia is set to double in the next 25 years. This year, Dementia Action Week focuses on supporting and celebrating carers of people living with dementia, as well as demonstrating that […]

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2021 Bowral Classic Harbison Peloton

We are proud to be supporting the Bowral Classic Cycling Gran Fondo, to be held on the weekend of 11-12 December! To be a part of the Harbison Peloton: Click here to register Select Harbison Memorial Retirement Village and set up your fundraising page   You can also support members of the Harbison Peloton by […]

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