SUMMITCHAT: NEWS

Culturally Respectful Care for the Aged

Residents have a right to respectful care that promotes the things that are important to them. It’s based on our commitment that everyone we support lives in an environment filled with warmth, that we recognise their worth as a special and unique person, and that we focus at all times on their optimal wellbeing.

Volunteers at SummitCare

SummitCare Sends a Big Wave to Volunteers

From driving our residents to appointments and social outings, to helping out with leisure and lifestyle activities, greeting visitors, providing companionship and a chat, our volunteers are caring, generous and kind.

Not just Bingo and Bus Trips

SummitCare’s ten residential aged care homes across Sydney and in Wallsend, Newcastle have a long history of developing healthy, enjoyable leisure and lifestyle programs for their elderly and dementia residents.

Gifts of Music, Chocolate and Love

While lockdowns may still be in effect, our loved ones in aged care do not need to feel like they are locked in. Over Mother's Day, our SummitCare homes were all abuzz with families visiting to share their love with their mothers, grandmothers and even great grandmothers.

SummitCare Wallsend

Advancing Residential Aged Care Homes in Wallsend

SummitCare’s residential aged care home in Wallsend, Newcastle begins a new era as it completes a period of transformation that now sees it ranked as one of the region’s leading aged care services by its residents and their families.

COVID-19 Elderly Check

Update from SummitCare on COVID-19

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has become a worldwide concern and continues to evolve on a daily basis. This is causing major disruptions to life and businesses across Australia and presents a very real threat to the health and wellbeing of our seniors across the country.

The Latest SummitNews Out Now!

Brought to you by SummitCare, read the latest news featuring helpful articles on diabetes management, falls prevention, bus trips, diversity, animal therapy and more!

Are you Bush fire-Ready this Summer?

This Summer's fire season has rocked the Australian communities to its core. Countless homes and businesses destroyed and lives lost. Having a fire safety plan in place has never been more important or relevant, especially for our elderly loved ones who may be living alone or suffering health concerns that may impact their readiness to act should an emergency occur.

Aged Care Quality Standards and Charter of Aged Care Rights

As of July 1st, the new Aged Care Quality Standards and the Charter of Aged Care Rights are now live and in action across Australia. So what does this mean? The Aged Care Quality Standards are a series of guidelines that describes the Aged Care Quality Agency expectations and provides supporting information, suggested practices, examples and evidence