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  • Aged Care Employee Day is a day to thank everyone at RSL LifeCare.

    7th August is Aged Care Employee Day. This is a day for us to thank every person who works in our organisation and to acknowledge their contribution to enriching the lives of the veterans and seniors in our care.  From nurses to administrators, from gardeners to chefs, from carers to drivers, from volunteers to allied […]

  • Aged care workers should be vaccinated on site.

    AGED care provider, RSL LifeCare, have applauded the Australian Government for their decision to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for staff however warned that more needs to be done to support the actual roll-out if September deadlines for mandatory first-dose vaccinations are to be met. RSL LifeCare CEO Graham Millett said COVID vaccinations for aged care workers […]

  • Wal Williams awarded OAM.

    Wal (Walter) Williams, resident of RSL LifeCare’s ANZAC Village in Narrabeen, has been awarded an Order of Australia (OAM) for Services to the Veteran Community as part of the 2021 Queen Birthday Honours List. Announcing the list, the Governor-General said: “On behalf of all Australians, congratulations to all recipients. Each of these individuals are unique […]

  • RSL LifeCare welcomes Mark Dickson as new Board Chairman.

    RSL LifeCare announces Mr. Mark Dickson as new Board Chairman as part of a planned Chair succession, with Mr. Andrew Condon stepping down from his role after four years. Since 2018, Mr. Dickson has served as an active Director on the RSL LifeCare Board. Mr. Dickson also brings with him an understanding and commitment to […]

  • Chester Joint Release – Regional NSW Veterans Get Boost in Wellbeing Support

    *This media release originally appeared on the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs website. The Hon Darren Chester MP Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Minister for Defence Personnel Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells Senator for New South Wales   The health and wellbeing of veterans and their families on the South Coast of NSW will receive a much-needed […]

  • Nowra Veteran Centre Open for Business

    Up to 20,000 veterans and their families will be able to access vital mental and physical wellbeing, housing and employment support services from today as part of the first and only Veteran Wellbeing Centre in NSW under the Federal Government’s 2019 election commitment. Run by RSL LifeCare, the Wellbeing Centre will begin operating from a […]

  • Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide announced

    RSL LifeCare is committed to supporting veterans and their families. We welcome any action by the Federal Government to tackle veteran suicide and will contribute however we can to a Royal Commission. The implementation of existing and future recommendations of any veteran-related inquiry should also be expedited as a matter of urgency. RSL LifeCare Veteran […]

  • Leadership renewal at RSL LifeCare

    RSL LifeCare today announced its CEO, Laurie Leigh, has resigned and will be leaving the organisation after almost three years in the role. Ms. Leigh was appointed as a reformist CEO in 2018 to strengthen the corporate governance of RSL LifeCare in the wake of the Bergin Inquiry, and she later successfully guided the organisation […]

  • Pioneering RSL Employment Program secures more than 400 jobs for veterans

    An RSL initiative that takes a holistic approach to veteran employment rolls out across Australia this month, following outstanding success in Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. The industry-leading RSL Employment Program not only helps veterans but offers an array of supporting services such as financial counselling, employment for partners and mental health support to empower […]

  • Payroll irregularities identified

    RSL LifeCare today confirmed that software issues in its rostering system had seen a minority of staff incorrectly paid for overtime and weekend penalty rates under their Enterprise Agreement. RSL LifeCare’s early indication suggests approximately four percent of its workforce may be affected.  RSL LifeCare CEO Laurie Leigh said that whilst the issue has been […]

  • In the media: Aged Care a boom bust

    The Daily Telepgraph     2GB Australia’s number one radio station Listen to interview with Jim Wilson, Radio 2GB Drive host and CEO of RSL LifeCare, Laurie Leigh.  

  • Baby Boomers to change the face of aged care

    Australia’s 5.2 million Baby Boomers[1] are set to radically change the face of the aged care system for ever, with demands for more funding, greater services in their own homes, and more interesting activities in communal facilities, according to new research by RSL LifeCare. Schooled in rock‘n’roll, the Boomers are more professional, more tertiary educated, […]

  • RSL LifeCare at centre of wellbeing for regional NSW veterans

    VETERANS and their families on the south coast of New South Wales will soon be able to access their support services in the one location with the announcement today that RSL LifeCare will lead and deliver the Veteran Wellbeing Centre in Nowra. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester and Senator for New South Wales Jim […]

  • Dot Curtis, featured on 7 News in commemoration of Victory in the Pacific

    #OneInAMillion our very own resident, Dot Curtis, resident of Connie Fall in Narrabeen, featured on 7 News in commemoration of Victory in the Pacific on Saturday 15th August. #WomenVeterans #VPDay #Veterans    

  • RSL DefenceCare finds a new home

    A FREE-of-charge service helping Australian veterans and their families in times of injury, illness or crisis, is transferring operations from RSL NSW to RSL LifeCare from this month. Known as RSL DefenceCare, the service helps existing and ex-service Defence personnel and their families with Department of Veterans’ Affairs claims, advocacy at Veterans’ Review Board hearings […]

  • Joshua Manning and Homes for Heroes

    Media Release Joshua Manning was a Clearance Diver in the Royal Australian Navy for 13 years. His passing on 7 October 2019 deeply saddened RSL LifeCare, Wesley Mission and the Homes for Heroes team. Homes for Heroes is a not-for-profit partnership between RSL LifeCare and Wesley Mission combining RSL LifeCare’s experience serving veterans with Wesley […]

  • Old Peoples Home for Four Year Olds continues to create buzz….

    Read page 78 in Fusion Magazine……  

  • Former Aged Care Worker Found Guilty of Assault

    MEDIA RELEASE FORMER AGED CARE WORKER FOUND GUILTY OF ASSAULT A former aged care worker, Anita Prajapati, was yesterday found guilty of assaulting an elderly dementia patient at RSL LifeCare’s Narrabeen facility in November 2018. Protecting our senior Australians and ensuring their safety, health, well-being and quality of life, is the reason the overwhelming number […]

  • New retirement home in Newcastle provides state of art facilities

    A respectful reminder New retirement home provides state of art facilities while respecting one of our great battles. A potted rubber tree was part of the ‘topping out’ ceremony recently held at a new retirement and aged-care facility in Newcastle. Workers at the RSL LifeCare building Long Tan celebrated pouring the final slab of its […]

  • Jonathan Rogers residents ready for Australia Day fun

    Australia Day will be celebrated at RSL LifeCare on Jonathan Rogers GC House on Thursday, January 25. Featured on the South Coast Register, click here to read the full article

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