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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 …

01/07/2019


Careers


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 …

28/03/2019


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

01/02/2019


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.  

11/01/2019


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 …

05/11/2018


$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 …

16/03/2018


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 …

09/03/2018


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 …

05/02/2018


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 …

26/10/2017


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, …

06/07/2017


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

08/06/2017


Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy For upamurray.org.au 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 …

06/06/2017


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 …


Community Care


Community Care Community Care is delivered in your home through Aged Care Packages or the Commonwealth Home Support Program. This is for people living largely independently at home but needing assistance with some activities—maybe house-keeping, shopping or transport. You are supported in your home, whether that’s the house you have always lived in or whether …


Culcairn – The Elms


See gallery The Elms Culcairn Overview Features Pricing Vacancies Map Overview The six one-bedroom units that make up The Elms in Culcairn, NSW are located 50 kms north of Albury. Each of the units features a low maintenance front and rear garden which residents can plant to suit their own individual preferences.  For ease of …

Independent living estate with front and back yards, gardens and more at The Elms Retirement Village in Culcairn - Culcairn-00133

31/05/2017


Wodonga – Park Hall Village


See gallery Park Hall Village Wodonga Overview Features Pricing Vacancies Map Overview Located adjacent to Wodonga’s Country Golf Club, the four hectare Park Hall Village site provides the perfect setting for one of Wodonga’s finest retirement villages. Park Hall residents enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding hills, golfing fairways and professionally landscaped gardens. All homes …

Modern, tidy and independent homes with assisted living at Park Hall Village Wodonga - Wodonga-00633


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