How to prepare for a Home Care Package assessment

Category: 

Burnie Brae is taking the confusion out of dealing with My Aged Care, with these tips on how to prepare for your ACAT or RAS assessment.

Ruby’s Story

Category: 

You may have seen long-term Burnie Brae member Ruby around the Centre, but you may not know that much of Ruby’s life has been spent helping others. Following thirteen years working in pharmacies, Ruby moved into nursing, with three years working in Ingham. During that time, she had to learn her nursing skills on the…

A Day in The Life: Burnie Brae Transport Driver

Category: 

We recently had a chat with driver, Paul O’Sullivan who has been with Burnie Brae for two years. Paul’s regular week involves general transporting on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, with trips shopping, to the doctors, hospitals and dentists. Tuesdays and Thursdays are set aside for the groups he affectionately calls ‘the shopping girls’ with ‘Paul…

Transport Services FAQ

Category: 

The Burnie Brae Transport Service offers a low-cost solution for eligible northside residents in Brisbane who have difficulty accessing public transport. A door to door service is provided for those who need help to get to the shops, to activities and events at our the Burnie Brae Centre or to other social events and places….

70 years married!

Category: 

Kevin was born in 1929 in a little Queensland town in the bush; Pickandjinnie, near Roma, and Esther was born in Brisbane in 1928. The couple met at the iconic Cloudland on the majestic ballroom floor in February 1950, and they married a few months later. Last November they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary! The…

Home Care Package FAQs

Category: 

With a 60% increase in new Home Care Packages provided by Burnie Brae during the 2019/2020 financial year, it appears more and more Australians are seeing the value in quality home care. Let’s jump into some of the frequently asked questions associated with Home Care Packages: What can Home Care Packages provide? Funds can be…

Digital Mentor Training

Category: 

Round Two: March 2021 With the effects of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic still looming, the need for digital engagement has never been so important. This is particularly crucial for older people who are at risk of being digitally excluded. According to Council on the Ageing: ‘Today’s older Australians aged 65years or older only began to…

Marianne Kicks Goals!

Category: 

Healthy Connections member and NDIS participant, Marianne is continually kicking goals – she has recently bought her own unit and has just been awarded Exercise Physiology Client of the Year by Exercise & Sports Science Australia!