Marist

St Vincent’s welcomes Marist residents

St Vincent’s welcomes Marist residents

In preparation for the redevelopment of Marist Lodge situated in Belmont, we relocated our residents to our beautiful St Vincent’s site in Guildford. In the lead up to the move and with the help of our carers, residents packed up their belongings so when they arrived at their new home, their mementos and personal effects were already unpacked by carers. “Oh, it feels just like my room,” was a common sentiment shared by the residents....

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What's been happening this January at Catholic Homes?

What's been happening this January at Catholic Homes?

It’s hard to believe that January is already over for 2020 but our residents have certainly been busy. Marist partook in the Aussie tradition of a barbeque with grilled pork and beef sausages, lamb cutlets, rissoles and grilled Yellowfin tuna with garlic and rosemary served with potatoes and spring onion and garden salads. Dessert included caramel ice cream and a lamington birthday cake washed down with wine and beer....

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Montessori Gardening Project Springs New Life

Montessori Gardening Project Springs New Life

Involving our residents in activities such as gardening is important to their wellbeing. Our Montessori principles of enabling anyone to achieve their best by focusing on their strengths has time and time again helped bring residents out of their shells to engage in activities that give them meaning and bring them joy. We called in the experts from Bunnings Belmont to help with the Marist Gardening ...

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Life's a celebration this September

Life's a celebration this September

We've been busy spreading the Joy, Love and Hospitality at Catholic Homes! Birthday wishes came true when Marist resident Kathleen Berg requested a lamington cake for her birthday. Fathers' Day at Marist was celebrated with a roast lunch, noodles and hazelnut mousse and strawberries. Marist resident Olive Richards was over the moon at meeting her favourite Eagles player Nic Naitanui during their training session at Lathlain Park....

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