News and Stories

  • Pauline – Lifestyle Support Volunteer

    As a volunteer at Bene assisting the Lifestyle team for one morning a week, I believe I receive more than I give. Some residents I work with are hearing or vision impaired, and I enjoy the challenge of coming up with suitable but engaging and enjoyable activities. From the residents, I am learning valuable lessons in patience, communication, cheerfulness and resilience. Their smiles and the satisfaction...

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  • Renu – Registered Nurse

    I can proudly say that ten years on and a change of role from PCW to RN, I continue to be excited and motivated to go to work. I absolutely love caring for our residents who are of many different cultural backgrounds. Bene has given me great opportunities and has helped me grow both personally and professionally

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  • Marcus – St Clair

    When we found Bene St Clair, it seemed too good to be true. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble for manager Louisa and her team. They are very open to suggestions and very well briefed on all the residents. They provide very good, clear two-way communication and, above all, follow up which gives us great peace of mind. It is the people that make organisations great and at Bene St Clair, they have...

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  • Rosa – Italian Village

    When I realised I could no longer care for my mother and Aunty who requires memory support, the thought of putting them in a nursing home felt like I was letting them and myself down. I was extremely apprehensive and overwhelmed with guilt. But very quickly, I saw how comfortable they both were due to the wonderful care provided by all the staff and being in such an amazing facility. My mother quite...

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  • Marjana – Lifestyle Assistant

    Every day at Bene is different. Learning and experiencing something new and creating positive connections with the residents. I enjoy the friendly, home-like environment where everyone works as a team and is supported and trained to be their best.

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