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    COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

    Updated: 11 May Increased Visitor Access Effective Monday 11 May Mayflower continues to take every precaution to reduce the risk of COVID-19 entering our homes. The wellbeing of our residents and staff...

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    Kind Words Lift Spirits

    Our staff were pleased to be recognised for their care and support last week. Two large hampers and a thoughtfully written card arrived at Mayflower Reservoir, helping to lift their spirits after the passing...

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    New Reservoir Aged Care Facility Takes Shape

    It is no secret we have been working on a very important project – a brand new and state-of-the-art aged care facility for Mayflower Reservoir. The first stage of the new aged care home is nearing completion. We...

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    Brighton's Thank You Bridge

    Mayflower residents have created a ‘Bridge of Thankfulness’ to pay tribute to our amazing community.   Pictured above: The rainbow assortment of waving hand cut-outs made by residents, organised into...

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    How to Take Care of Ageing Parents

    Taking care of ageing parents can be a complex and challenging task, but can also provide many rewards. When you know that your elderly loved ones are being properly cared for, you can put concerns for...

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    We Wave to Say Thank You to Volunteers

    We, as part of Mayflowers Community, would like to say a big THANK YOU to all of our incredible volunteers who contribute SO MUCH to Mayflower. Staff and residents of Mayflower, across our locations,...

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    Small Group Activities a Real Hit

    While we haven’t been able to have our large gatherings and activities such as Happy Hour, our team has been able to run smaller group activities based on interests.   Pictured above: Alex begins a Quiz...

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    Hidden Hairdressing Talents, Revealed!

    While our hairdressing salon was closed during self-isolation, staff members Debbie, Christina, Jenny and Elena, who each have great skills in hairdressing stepped in to lend a hand, with a pair of scissors...

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    Windows and Messages of Hope

    Dorothy, a resident of Mayflower Brighton has recently received a lovely reminder of how special she is to her family, and everyone who has the honour of getting to know her. Dorothy’s great grandchildren...

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    Vale Paul

    Last week we lost a remarkable gentleman.  We will miss his warm and gentle spirit, and of course, his bright and cheeky smile. Our Mayflower Community will also miss his gentle and kind presence in the...

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    Smokey BBQ a Cheery Treat

    Residents at Mayflower Brighton are enjoying BBQ’s hosted by Lifestyle, with each house taking their turn to be waited on.   Pictured above: Jackie, one of our newest members of the Hyde House family,...

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    Anzac Day Service from a Social Distance

    Although we cannot attend Anzac Day services this year, Australian’s are finding new ways to honour our brave servicemen and women past and present. Residents, Josie and Patsy have been hosting Anzac Day...

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