Main Content

Latest Stories

  •  

    ANZAC Spirit Across Mayflower

    Anzac Day has become core to the identity of Australia itself. Each year, the Mayflower community commemorates Anzac Day with formal services at our aged care homes. Last year when our traditional services...

    Read more
  •  

    Greek Orthodox Easter Baking at Reservoir

    Mayflower Reservoir residents have been busy, preparing for the biggest day on the Greek Orthodox calendar – Easter Sunday. Red dyed eggs are a traditional favourite, along with Koulourakia – festive biscuits,...

    Read more
  •  

    Easter Eggstravaganza

    You are never too old for a visit from the Easter Bunny! Easter is double the fun at Mayflower Reservoir with celebrations for both the Western Easter and Orthodox Easter. Our latest Easter party brought...

    Read more
  •  

    Lifestyle Program Delivers More Choice

    Mayflower has updated its lifestyle program to ensure that resident choice is first and foremost in everything we do. Every day we encourage residents to choose an activity that they would like to do...

    Read more
  •  

    This Little Birdie Sings

    Mayflower Brighton residents have been enjoying the company of a new feathered friend - the aptly named, ‘Birdie’. Tasked with ‘pet-sitting’ Birdie, all involved have loved everyone moment spent with...

    Read more
  •  

    A Very Happy Greek Independence Day

    Everyone was eager to put on their dancing shoes, as they celebrated the 200th anniversary of Greek Independence. It was on 25 March 1821, when Greece officially declared its independence and began the...

    Read more
  •  

    It’s Time to Care About Aged Care

    On March 1, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety released its Final Report. The Report is seen as a watershed moment for our industry, providing a once in a generation opportunity to...

    Read more
  •  

    Shopping Service Brings its Own Rewards

    Mayflower is fortunate to have a wonderful team of staff who enjoy going above and beyond to bring happiness to residents’ lives. Gift Shop Manager, Nicole, is one of these staff. Nicole was recently...

    Read more
  •  

    7 Simple Tips for a Successful Marriage

    Rex and Lorraine know what it takes to make a marriage work, and have now been married for 53 years. The warm and lively couple sat down with us to share their best tips and advice for a long and happy...

    Read more
  •  

    Brighton Welcomes New Family Member

    Last week we received the most wonderful news. Brighton Lifestyle Assistant Puneet, along with wife and Reception Staff member Rubani, proudly welcomed their first child – Aria. Little Aria arrived February...

    Read more
  •  

    Our Summer 2021 Grapevine is Now Available

    Grapevine is Mayflowers quarterly newsletter in magazine format, packed with a message from our CEO, photos and stories of our residents and information to help you learn more about ageing and aged care. The...

    Read more
  •  

    Ready To Go For a Spin

    Our New Dutch Trike Has Arrived, and We Can’t Wait to Take it for a Spin! There’s nothing quite like the feeling of hopping on a bike and getting some fresh air, feeling the sun on your face and the wind...

    Read more
  •  

    Meet Norma

    Norma has a long history with Mayflower, and feels that she’s living in a pretty special place, with her best friend next door and wonderful support from her home care team. Not many of our residents...

    Read more
  •  

    COVID-19 Vaccine

    New Fact Sheet Available - COVID-19 Vaccination in Aged Care The Federal Government has announced the intention to roll-out the COVID-19 vaccine to all Australians with the first phase of the roll-out...

    Read more