Buddy Programme impresses1 March 2016
As they say, the proof is in the pudding, and that’s certainly the case in the Buddy Programme evaluation report released prior to Christmas.
Enliven1 March 2016
Presbyterian Support Otago has re-named our services for older people “Enliven”. Our community-based, retirement and residential aged care services now fall under this new national brand.
Head in hands1 March 2016
Cathy’s stomach does a nervous flip when she reads her son’s school stationery list. She then looks at her daughter’s college list, and puts her head in her hands in despair.
Where there's a will there's a way1 March 2016
The abundance of natural light, spacious rooms and ensuites, soothing décor and an easy indoor-outdoor flow from almost every room has residents likening the Kirkness Unit at Iona care home,...
Starting over1 March 2016
Family Works staff support women released from New Zealand prisons to settle back into the community.
Success engaging young adults1 March 2016
It’s not easy engaging with young adults who find traditional schooling too hard to deal with.
Care Centre to open in October23 February 2016
Progress on Aspiring Enliven Care Centre adjacent to the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre is on schedule to receive its first residents in early October.
Locals opting for a taste of home11 February 2016
Dunedin TV popped out to Taieri Court this week to talk with Manager Mary McKay and Presbyterian Support Otago CE Gillian Bremner about how locally supplied Meals on Wheels are prepared.
YouthGrow brings lasting success13 January 2016
Success comes in many guises. The first step towards success for YouthGrow students is finding a place where they fit in, and can thrive.
Painting Joy6 January 2016
For Joy St George, resident of St Andrews care home Dunedin, Wednesdays were just another day. Then, John Schofield entered her life and Wednesdays have never been the same since.
Young people with heart10 December 2015
“It was amazing how quickly he understood that some children don’t have food on the table or in a lunchbox like he does,” said Dana.
Sharing Christmas joy2 December 2015
At Presbyterian Support we look forward to sharing Christmas joy with many families and older people in Otago.
Where there’s a will there’s a way21 October 2015
Including a charity in your will provides an opportunity to continue to support the organisations you have supported in your lifetime.
People helping people21 October 2015
On 28 October 2015, Presbyterian Support Otago held our Annual General Meeting and presented the 2014/15 Annual Report.