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News and information about what’s happening in our homes and across the Estia family.

Estia Benalla visits Swanpool

Estia Benalla visits Swanpool

Estia Benalla residents recently braved the cold weather and jumped on a bus to head out to Swanpool to enjoy the Swanpool Creative Recycled Art Prize (SCRAP) exhibition.

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Estia Maroochydore is now open

Estia Maroochydore is now open

Officially opened by Ian Thorley, CEO and the first residents moving into the home, it was a special day as we welcomed new Executive Director Suzanne Hoey and her team to the Estia family.

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The Centenarian Portrait Project by Teenagers

The Centenarian Portrait Project by Teenagers

The Centenarian Portrait Project by Teenagers is an uplifting initiative matching 100 teenage artists with 100 of Queensland’s oldest residents. From storytelling, reminiscing, joy and laughter, comes unique portraits, a unique gift, and friendships to treasure between the generations.

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A visit from Francesca the domesticated donkey

A visit from Francesca the domesticated donkey

A great day for residents of Estia Ringwood with a special visit from Francesca the domesticated donkey and a rainbow lorikeet who provided a lot of smiles, surprised faces and happiness. Both were welcome visitors, and Francesca even took time going into the different rooms ensuring that everyone got to take part.

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Estia Health breaks ground at $34 million Blakehurst site

Estia Health breaks ground at $34 million Blakehurst site

Estia Health today turns the sod at an official ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of its newest residential aged care home, Estia Blakehurst. The event, which included a smoking ceremony, blessing and indigenous dance led by special guest Mr Kaleb Taylor (Indigenous Liaison Officer, CBHS Lewisham) was attended by Deputy Mayor of Georges River Council Sam Elmir

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