If there is one resident who knows the ins and outs of Ballarat Aged Care’s W.B. Messer Hostel it is Sue Devine!
Sue is the only original resident still living in the hostel, having spent the past 22 years calling it home. Following doctors orders, Sue moved into the hostel when she was 48 and has definitely found her new home and made many good friends along the way.
Ballarat Aged Care Eureka Village residents love getting their hands dirty when it comes to caring for the beautiful village gardens.
From planting seedlings and flowers to maintaining the veggie patch and turning its spoils into delicious food, everyone at Eureka Village is encouraged to get involved in the year-round garden program.
Have you ever wondered what a typical day looks like for a resident in Ballarat Aged Care? Brenda, a resident of Hailey House, shares how she spends her time and some of her favourite parts about being a resident.
“I’ve lived at Hailey House since August 2011 and feel very safe and cared for here. I love waking up in my room that has all my special possessions and bits and pieces in it.
I see the nurses in the mornings and afternoons, Karen, Julie and Helen, and we always find something to have a giggle about!