Search Results

Found 48 Results
Page 1 of 3

Meet Us

Meet Us Caroline Osborne Commonwealth Home Support Program Christine Fulthorpe Care ManagerGumleigh Gardens Hostel Jaqui Hastings Care ManagerMurray Vale Shalem Hostel Judy Osmand Care ManagerOolong Hostel Care ManagerJindera Gardens Hostel Care ManagerMyoora Homestead Hostel Robyn Spokes Care ManagerHolbrook Village Hostel Sal Anderson Regional Retirement Village ManagerRiverina Murray Home and Community Care ManagerWagga Wagga Regional ManagerRiverina Murray …


30 Years of Service for Pam

Pam McEvoy, our Art Therapist is celebrating 30 years of service with UPA Murray Vale Shalem. The residents assisted with the celebrations, along with UPA’s State Care Manager Sally, Care Manager Jaqui and Regional Manager Tony. What an amazing milestone for Pam and what an incredible caring lady to all at Murray Vale Shalem.


Volunteers…We Need You!

Our Residential Aged Care facilities in Henty, Holbrook, Howlong, Jindera, Lavington and Wagga Wagga need volunteers. We’re looking for people of various ages, backgrounds and nationalities with some time to spend with our beautiful residents. So, if you like to chat or prefer to listen, have hobbies or skills you’d like to share, enjoy drives …


Arm Chair Travel for Oolong Hostel

Arm chair travel is the only way to go for the residents of the Oolong Residential Aged Care Facility in Howlong, NSW, when they took a recent arm chair trip to Japan in their Arm Chair Travel this week. It was a great day, with volunteer Coleen presenting her photos and talking about when she lived …



Careers UPA Aged Care prides itself on being an ethical and professional employer with an inclusive and positive culture and a sought after workplace. Our decentralised structure allows a great amount of decision making at a local level. As a not-for-profit, we have a strong commitment and focus on a high standard of resident and …


Birthday celebrations at Holbrook Hostel

Holbrook Hostel’s Care Manager, Leonie Mardling recently enjoyed a lovely birthday celebration shared with residents. Sporting the obligatory “Birthday Hat” – complete with candles, flowers and cake. Leonie was feeling quite special…and our residents think she is too. Happy Birthday Leonie


4 Generations of smiles

Gumleigh Garden Hostel’s beautiful resident Hazel’s daughter Bronwen, come to visit with her daughter Emily (granddaughter) and her children (great grandchildren) Liam and Jemima to celebrate the festive season. Four generations together in one place. Such a special time for Hazel.  


Winners are Grinners

The Gumleigh Gardens Hostel residents had a fabulous day out at the Wagga Wagga Show recently. They were there to see the winning show entries created by the residents   during one of their craft activities. Activities Officer Melissa keeps the residents busy each day with craft, gentle exercise classes, daily walks and of course bus trips!   1st prize winner …


$17.5m Lavington Aged Care Development Opens

About 150 people joined in the celebrations at today’s official opening of UPA Murray’s $17.5million Lavington aged care facilities upgrade. The works over the past five years were in two stages: Stage 1, the construction of 46 homes ($13.5million) and Stage 2, the community centre and other infrastructure ($4million), just recently been completed. UPA Murray …


Grade 6 Students Raise $2447 for Dementia Day Care

Lavington’s Holy Spirit primary school’s grade 6 fundraising team last year raised $2447.60 and will today present the funds to UPA Murray for its Amaroo Dementia Day Care program. Holy Spirit Stage 3 teacher, Kerrie White said each year grade 6 students choose roles in different teams, one of which is the fundraising team. “For …


90 Year-Old Bombing Survivor Ready For Oolong’s 25th Anniversary

After surviving scarlet fever as a child and being trapped in rubble for three days during an air raid bombing of London as a teenager, 90 year-old Joyce Smith now enjoys celebrating milestones. As a resident of Oolong Hostel, she is looking forward to the 25th anniversary morning tea party on Tuesday. Oolong Hostel in …


Ita Buttrose in Albury to Dispell Ageing Myths

More than 130 delegates from throughout NSW and Victoria will spend three nights in Albury this week, for an annual aged care conference that this year features Ita Buttrose AO, OBE dispelling the myths of ageing. Media identity Ita Buttrose, the national ambassador for Alzheimer’s Australia and co-host of TV’s Studio 10, will deliver the …


Art Therapist Named NSW Employee of the Year

Pam McEvoy, Art Therapist at UPA’s Murray Vale Shalem dementia care hostel in Lavington was last week named the Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) NSW Employee of the Year for her dedication to residents. Mrs McEvoy has worked with UPA for 28 years, taking on the role of Art Therapist in 2004. Care Manager, …


Wagga Wagga – Gumleigh Gardens Hostel

See gallery Gumleigh Gardens Hostel Wagga Wagga Overview Features Pricing Vacancies Map Overview Gumleigh Gardens Hostel is an architect-designed residential aged-care centre with 15 dementia specific rooms and 28 single ensuite rooms and one double room, suitable for couples. The new Hostel was purpose built in 2013 with courtyard gardens, water features and lovely walkways. …

Gumleigh Gardens Hostel - Wagga Wagga - Riverina


Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy For UPA is committed to protecting your privacy and is governed by the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) and the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Australia) for collection of your personal information via this website. Your information will only be used for the purpose for which it is supplied. We do not share information captured from our …


About Us

About Us UPA Riverina Murray Region Mission & Values Regional Executive History Strategic & Development Plans Annual Report Accreditation & Compliance Mission & Values Mission Our mission is to offer care of the highest possible standard consistent with UPA’s Christian commitment and the expectations of society. UPA Values   Regional Executive History Strategic & Development …

The Rock – Knightleigh Cottages & West Wyalong – WT Wilson Homes

Knightleigh Cottages The Rock Overview Features Pricing Vacancies Map Overview Knightleigh Cottages are situated at the corner of John & Nicholas Streets, The Rock. There are seven one-bedroom units that provide secure independent living with modern amenities. Forget the lawn mowing, painting and household maintenance chores – they’re all done for you. All units are …

Knightleigh Cottages - The Rock - Lifestyle

Dementia Care

Dementia Care At UPA we believe people living with dementia require specialised care which focuses on the whole person and those closest to them. We welcome people living with dementia and pride ourselves on delivering care specific to each person’s needs. In addition to dementia units at Murray Vale Shalem and Wagga’s Gumleigh Gardens Hostel, we …

Residential Care

Residential Care Residential aged care provides a private room with ensuite in a purpose-designed facility where meals, activities and around the clock care are provided. This is for residents who need support with daily living and nursing care. Residents are encouraged to bring personal items to individualise their room, continue to be actively involved in community …

Independent Living

Independent Living Also known as retirement villages, independent living villages are for the over 55s, mostly set in secure estates where you live in a house or unit. These include many benefits like shared gardens, maintenance support and community centres for a range of activities. They have a village feel with the ability to walk …

Page 1 of 3