News & resources

Where to start with Home Care

Where to start with Home Care

If you’re over 65-years-of-age and need some help navigating your way through an Aged Care Assessment, our Home Care team are here to help with the following steps: Call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 to register and arrange an ACAT, Receive a letter from My Aged Care with your approval for a Home Care Package or other package of care (e.g. Short Term Restorative Care Package), Do your ...

Read More

Getting your affairs in order

Getting your affairs in order

At Catholic Homes, we believe that all residents have the right to make decisions affecting their own lives. We respect the choices and decisions you make about your care. If you have special preferences regarding your health and treatment during serious illness, it’s important to inform in advance those who look after you or your affairs. Putting in place some of the following options ...

Read More

Making the move into aged care

Making the move into aged care

When you join an aged care provider, it’s only natural to have questions about your new home. There are so many things to consider even before making the transition. Catholic Homes has been caring for Western Australians since 1965 and we understand that moving into one of our residences doesn’t mean all the things you enjoyed before need to stop. In fact, you might even discover new passions through our lifestyle programs....

Read More

Summer issue of Dove Magazine is out now!

Summer issue of Dove Magazine is out now!

Christmas may be over for another year, but the Summer Issue of Dove is still a great read, if we do say so ourselves! In this issue, we cover the inspiring Curtin Digital Life Stories Project, which was in collaboration with Curtin University and documents the fascinating lives of some of our residents through the art of storytelling and the magic of movies. We celebrate Trinity Village's 25th ...

Read More

Resident Montessori Roles

Resident Montessori Roles

Archbishop Goody Hostel (AGH) staff recently presented their residents with certificates in recognition of their Montessori roles. Occupational Therapist Alison Alty and Facility Manager Rachel Lowry shared, “It was a privilege to present the certificates to our residents as not only does their participation enable them to stay fit and active and engaged in meaningful activities, it’s also a great demonstration of teamwork between our staff and residents....

Read More

Retire in style

Retire in style

For many, going into retirement living provides the opportunity to delve into a new and exciting lifestyle. Catholic Homes offers an independent and active lifestyle with four retirement villages located in Duncraig, Joondanna, Wilson and Bunbury. Regardless of their location, all one, two and three bedroom villas feature modern facilities, include parking, generous indoor and outdoor living areas, as well as the convenience of nearby public transport....

Read More

Short Term Restorative Care Packages

Short Term Restorative Care Packages

Did you know Catholic Homes provides Short Term Restorative Care (STRC) packages to improve and restore our clients' activities and tasks, improve independence and delay or even avoid the need to enter aged care? STRC is a multidisciplinary program offered over eight weeks and is offered to people living in the community who are deemed eligible for support following an Aged Care Assessment.  The ...

Read More

Digital Life Stories collaborates with Curtin University

Digital Life Stories collaborates with Curtin University

“I always knew I’d be a film star one day like Liz Taylor. And I was the star in that clip!” – Clare Fox Clare is one of our Castledare residents who took part in the Digital Life Stories project, which we’ve been working on with Curtin Occupational Therapy Students since 2013. The project aims to show the person behind the condition and to inspire future students ...

Read More

Have a Go Day

Have a Go Day

Age is No barrier!. Come and celebrate Seniors Week 11 – 17 November with us on Have a Go Day 2018 on 14th November at Burswood Park. A LiveLighter Event, the expo is the peak event of Seniors Week. With over 100 stalls aimed at the over 50’s, there will be FREE activities, food events, clubs/groups, seniors and commercial agencies, live performances and prizes with special guest hosts Tod Johnston and John Burgess....

Read More

Home Care

Home Care

Did you know we can create a personalised Home Care package that allows you to continue living in your own home?

Read More

Dementia Support Group

Dementia Support Group

Did you know that Catholic Homes has a Dementia Support Group for families with loved ones living with dementia? Held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, the next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 17th October 6.30 - 8.00pm at the Castledare Community Centre, 108 Fern Rd, Wilson. The purpose of the group is to talk about the families' experiences with dementia and to share the journey, which for many is a challenging experience....

Read More