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  • Bene welcomes new Aged Care Quality Standards

    In a welcome move by the Australian Government, the new Aged Care Quality Standards were brought into effect from 1 July 2019, firmly placing the consumer at the centre of care. The new single set of standards apply to all Commonwealth funded aged care services including residential care and home care, making it easier for aged care consumers, their families and carers to understand what they can expect...

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  • The new Charter of Aged Care Rights

    On 1 July 2019, the Australian Government introduced a single Charter of Aged Care Rights to replace previous charters covering the rights and responsibilities of care recipients. The new and concise Charter sets out the same rights for all consumers receiving Australian Government funded aged care, regardless of whether they are receiving residential care, home care or other aged care services, making...

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  • Celebration of the Feast of St Anthony

    Bene will be celebrating the Feast of St Anthony on June 13 at Bene Italian Village. Following tradition, Mass will be held in our beautiful chapel followed by a special lunch. All are welcome to attend. WHEN Thursday 13 June 10:30am Mass followed by lunch   WHERE Bene Italian Village 6 Mumford Avenue, St Agnes TICKETS Lunch $30 08 8397 0200 or adminstagnes@bene.org.au Bookings essential by 3 June

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  • Walk for Dementia with Team Bene

    For the second year running, the team at Bene is participating in the Memory Walk & Jog Adelaide event to be held on 17 March 2019 at Colley Reserve, Glenelg, to help raise funds for Dementia Australia. With more than 425,416 Australians estimated to be living with dementia, it is the second leading cause of death in Australia. Dementia Australia supports leadership in dementia policy and services...

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  • Bene Bambini – A playgroup for the young and the young at heart

    At Bene we believe that growing older is no reason to stop growing. What’s more, play in its many forms has been shown to foster growth as individuals and as a community. Bene Bambini’s intergenerational playgroup provides opportunities for both the young and the young at heart to come together in play and to form unique bonds through activities designed to encourage socialisation and learning. The...

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