Marketability Day

Marketability Day is an annual showcase of art and creativity put on by Alinea’s Recreation Services that takes place on the International Day of People with Disability. This year’s Marketability will take place in the Paraquad Industries Hall, 4 Orton Road, Shenton Park, on Friday December 2nd from 10am to 2pm. A small exhibition of…

National Volunteer Week

This week is National Volunteer Week, Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. At Alinea, we rely on volunteers for many of our activities such as the Paraquad Industries’ Book Bazaar and Op Shops. We’d like to thank all of our volunteers for their generous service that contributes into our being able to maintain frontline services…

International Nurses Day

Today is International Nurses Day, so proclaimed because it’s the birthday of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), the famous social reformer and founder of modern nursing. On International Nurses Day, Alinea would like to salute all the nurses in our community. We employ nurses across our aged care sites. These nurses hail from a variety of countries:…

Hands on wound care workshop

A group of eight Nurses, from both facilities, attended our first practical wound care workshop. Prior to this 3-hour workshop, the nurses had to have completed a self-directed learning resource on wound care. On the day of the workshop, our guest co-presenter Kate, from clinical supplier Mölnlycke Health Care, had to present via Zoom as…

Falls Prevention Fridays

At Koh-I-Noor the Allied Health team have initiated ‘Falls Prevention Fridays’, a day full of group activities dedicated to reducing the incidence of falls. There are several groups tailored to a range of differing abilities. The day kicks off with a group class at 10am. This class begins with some stretching exercises to increase mobility,…

Return It … it’s worth it!

Did you know that Western Australia will be introducing a new currency this year? From 2 June 2020, eligible plastic and glass beverage containers will be worth 10 cents each if collected and returned to a designated station, so your old Coke can, plastic water bottle or other drinks container will become legal tender. All…

Gaining ‘Insight’

Alinea recently played host to its annual Art Exhibition during the week of September 23rd – 27th. In this year’s collection titled ‘Insight’, the members of Alinea’s Recreation Service explored a diverse range of themes.  There were artworks using variety of mediums including watercolour, oil pastel, acryllic, ceramics, glass and paper crafts.  Everyone who attended…