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  • Residential Aged Care

    Brand New Multi-Purpose Aged Care Facility Ready

    November 1, 2017

    I am delighted to inform you all that Stage 1 of The Terraces at Paddington has been handed over to Presbyterian Aged Care (PAC) by the builder Multiplex. This project is the largest single building development ever undertaken by either PAC or the Presbyterian Church in NSW.  At a cost of around $150 million for […]

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    Presbyterian Aged Care’s 75th Birthday – Not Too Old To Party

    September 26, 2017

    Presbyterian Aged Care (PAC) has now been providing care for older people for 75 years. We invited our clients from our retirement villages and those that receive “Home Care” in the area to help us celebrate our diamond jubilee birthday where it all began: Pitt Wood House in Ashfield, Sydney. A grand, beautiful home that […]

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  • Residential Aged Care

    Quality in Aged Care Part 2: How PAC is delivering what people want

    August 22, 2017

    The following is a continuance of my previous blog: Quality in Aged Care Part 1: What do people actually want? Here we found with the assistance of research that people measure the quality of their care more by the relationships they experience with carers, rather than many peoples’ assumptions of clinical care being the most […]

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  • Residential Aged Care

    Quality in Aged Care Part 1: What do people actually want?

    August 21, 2017

    There’s been much debate in recent times about quality, or at times the lack of it, in Australia’s aged care system. I want to state upfront that the egregious examples of elder abuse and neglect highlighted recently in the media are outrageous and indefensible.  I’ve spent much of my professional life working on the issue […]

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  • Residential Aged Care

    Small steps, big changes

    June 9, 2017

    At the recent Dorcas Committee Rally at St Ives/Pymble Presbyterian Church, PAC CEO Paul Sadler gave the following summary about PAC in 2017: “2017 will be another year of change for PAC, we are now looking after over 1,800 older people each week. In the last couple of years we have opened Pitt Wood Village […]

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