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Aged Care Employee Day 2022

Sunday, 7 August 2022 A message to Harbison staff from the Chair of the Board of Directors As we approach Aged Care Employee Day 2022, on behalf of the Harbison Board of Directors, ‘thanks for caring’. Whether you are a nurse, care worker, allied health professional, work in our lifestyle, hospitality or maintenance teams, a […]

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COVID-19 Information Updates

This page contains updates regarding precautions Harbison has taken during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please take time to read the latest update: Harbison COVID-19 Update 05.08.2022 Please go to our Visit Harbison page more information regarding any visitor restrictions. Harbison promotes the use of the COVIDSafe app to help control our COVID-19 risk. Please consider using […]

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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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COVID-19 Anti-Viral Medication

Harbison’s first shipment of COVID-19 anti-viral medication has arrived! It may be prescribed by a GP to treat infection, and consists of a course of four (4) tablets, twice-a-day, for five (5) days. We believe the possibility of an effective treatment will permit a reassessment of the risks of COVID-19 in residential aged care. What […]

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