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Special moments shared at McKenzie

Catch up on the latest news and activities at our McKenzie communities, and get some great health and lifestyle tips too. 

Greek Food

Posted by McKenzie | 16 Jul 2020

When coming into one of our McKenzie homes we encourage our residents to continue doing the things they enjoyed before they came into care.

Pen Pals

Posted by McKenzie | 25 Jun 2020

At some stage of our lives, we have all felt the joy of receiving a letter in the mail.

Friendship

Posted by McKenzie | 17 Jun 2020

A sense of community is an important part of living at one of our McKenzie homes.

QANTAS Team Members join the McKenzie Family

Posted by McKenzie | 04 Jun 2020

Qantas and McKenzie have teamed up to help support our residents in staying connected to their families.

Thank You

Posted by McKenzie | 23 May 2020

​National Volunteer Week is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers.

The Ormsby celebrates first year of being open!

Posted by McKenzie | 13 May 2020

On Friday May 8th The Ormsby residents and staff gathered to celebrate one year since opening its doors.

Keeping Loved Ones Connected

Posted by McKenzie | 17 Apr 2020

We share with you the amazing initiatives our homes are taking in keeping residents & families connected

Newmans on the Park Open Day

Posted by McKenzie | 07 Apr 2020

On a beautiful sunny Saturday in February, our McKenzie home Newmans on the Park invited the Templestowe community to spend the afternoon with residents and their families and get to know our lovely home.

The Wives of The Mens Club

Posted by McKenzie | 12 Mar 2020

When five lovely ladies attended ‘The Men’s Club’ outings, they found new friendships and became part of The Terraces community.

Virtual Dementia Experience Workshop

Posted by McKenzie | 19 Feb 2020

Last week, some of our support staff had the opportunity to be involved in a Virtual Dementia Experience (VDE) workshop facilitated by Dementia Australia.

A Little Piece of Greece at Charlesbrook

Posted by McKenzie | 06 Feb 2020

When coming into care a resident’s cultural background or what they identify with is an important part in making them feel welcome and supported in their new home.

Probus Recognises Two Bribie Cove Residents

Posted by McKenzie | 23 Jan 2020

Two of our Bribie Cove residents have been acknowledged for their 20 years of membership with the Probus Club Bribie Island, a club for retired members with similar interests to come together.

Heritage Lodge Knits for Nature

Posted by McKenzie | 22 Nov 2019

Heritage Lodge Residents have been busy knitting to support this very cute cause.

Bribie Orchids On Show

Posted by McKenzie | 28 Oct 2019

McKenzie Aged Care recently sponsored the latest Orchid Show on Bribie Island and what an amazing sight to behold!

Bribie Cove Retirement Village on Show!

Posted by McKenzie | 04 Sep 2019

Bribie Cove Retirement Village opened its doors to the community and welcomed visitors for a sneak peek tour of the villa and surrounding retirement village.

There is a first time for everything for Buderim Residents

Posted by McKenzie | 09 Jul 2019

On Tuesday 18th June, Buderim Views Aged Care visited the Skyline Ferris Wheel at Happy Valley.

A touching gift for our Glasshouse Views Community

Posted by McKenzie | 12 Jun 2019

The Mooloolah Valley Quilting and Craft Group have been hard at work over the last several months making a quilt for Glasshouse Views.

McKenzie Aged Care Pet Therapy

Posted by McKenzie | 17 May 2019

We have all felt the instant happiness when being greeted by our furry friends. Pets not only offer companionship but they have the ability to boost mental health and well-being.

The Ormsby welcomes its first residents.

Posted by McKenzie | 13 May 2019

We recently had the privilege of welcoming our very first residents and their families to The Ormsby Aged Care in Buderim.

Lynbrook Park Residents Welcome PARO

Posted by McKenzie | 13 Dec 2018

PARO (derived from comPAnion RObot) is a robotic baby harp seal with lifelike features that respond to movement, touch and speech.

A family's story of Respite care at McKenzie

Posted by McKenzie | 31 Aug 2018

First impressions are important, especially when it comes to choosing an aged care residence for a loved one. They provide an insight into how an aged care home operates and encourage further enquiry.

Seabrook Aged Care - Our Stunning Refurbishment is Complete

Posted by McKenzie | 09 Aug 2018

Our home is even more beautiful than before

Our newest family member now has a name

Posted by McKenzie | 16 Jul 2018

After a very successful naming competition, our newest family member has been named!

Respite at McKenzie Aged Care, a family's experience

Posted by McKenzie | 27 Jun 2018

McKenzie respite is here to support you and your loved one.

Seabrook Refurbishment Sneak Peek

Posted by McKenzie | 20 Jun 2018

Take a look at what we have done so far!

Volunteering at McKenzie Aged Care

Posted by McKenzie | 23 Apr 2018

Volunteering is a great way to connect with residents and the community

Glasshouse Views Aged Care - Beautiful surrounds inside and out!

Posted by McKenzie | 12 Apr 2018

Even more beautiful and special than before.

This is your best call for all things aged care

Posted by McKenzie | 15 Mar 2018

At McKenzie Aged Care, we're here to help.

Being family owned makes for a good change

Posted by McKenzie | 08 Feb 2018

It may have been happening slowly, over time. Or perhaps it’s been triggered by a recent fall or other mishap.

Carers Take Good Care

Posted by McKenzie | 29 Jan 2018

It’s true. To properly look after someone, you first have to take good care of yourself.