Community News - Spring 20226 September 2022
Volunteer Vacancies at PSO Adult Buddies (across Otago) Op Shop Retail (Dunedin) Op Shop Warehouse (Dunedin) Foodbank (Dunedin) Enliven Carehomes (across Otago) For more information contact Jasmin on 027 700 1550 or email volunteer@psotago....
A time to reflect6 September 2022
We are fortunate to receive so much support and it has been a busy but exciting year.
World-wide nursing shortage impacting NZ5 September 2022
The aged care sector is being hit especially hard. Nurses are vital members of our Enliven care home teams, but they are under more and more pressure.
Winter People Magazine 202215 June 2022
Welcome to the winter edition of Presbyterian Support Otago’s People magazine.
The Buddy Programme - Sione’s story15 June 2022
This year we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of our Buddy Programme and we are delighted to bring you Sione’s story.
Volunteers doing good in our community!15 June 2022
Presbyterian Support Otago has over 500 volunteers across our Enliven carehomes and community programmes, Family Works, foodbank and retail shops.
Stepping Stones woodworkers deliver the goods to YouthGrow15 June 2022
The very talented people at Stepping Stones have been teaming up with our YouthGrow Garden Centre! Stepping Stones run a woodworking group once a week and some of their creations are...
Making a difference - a lasting legacy15 June 2022
Together we can make a difference. Mr Blair Lowery shared with us why he has decided to leave a gift in his will to Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO).
Thank you to our supporters15 June 2022
Now more than ever, Presbyterian Support Otago is here to help people through difficult times.
Our Services15 June 2022
EnlivenResidential aged care homesRoss Home, Dunedin St Andrews, Dunedin Taieri Court, Mosgiel Iona, Oamaru Holmdene, Balclutha Ranui, Alexandra Elmslie, Wanaka Enliven Aspiring, Wanaka Retirement VillagesColumba Court, Oamaru Wanaka Retirement Village Ranui Court, Alexandra Rental CottagesRoss Home Cottages, Dunedin Iona Cottages, Oamaru Community based...
Getting into the Enliven colours at Taieri Court15 June 2022
Laura is a careworker at Taieri Court carehome in Mosgiel and recently graduated as an Occupational Therapist! She had her nails done for graduation - in the ENLIVEN colours teal and...
Jo Rowe responds to the 2022 Budget15 June 2022
The Government’s 2022 Budget was handed down in May and Jo Rowe’s response to the Budget was published in the Otago Daily Times on May 20 and is reproduced below.
Carolyn’s Pumpkin & Kumara Soup15 June 2022
Ingredients900 gm pumpkin 400 gm kumara 3 Tbsp oil 1 onion 2 garlic cloves 2 Tbsp plain flour ½ tsp curry powder Salt & pepper 6 cups vegetable stock 1 cup coconut cream MethodCut pumpkin into large wedges, keep...
Community News15 June 2022
The Stepping Stones crew go to camp!The Stepping Stones group recently returned from their annual camp at Bannockburn and would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who...
Octacan 2022 - Family Works Foodbank15 June 2022
Lots of people know about Octacan! It’s our major winter food drive, held in Dunedin’s Octagon and the food we collect there helps refill our foodbank so we can support...
Helping out in our Enliven carehomes15 June 2022
Our Enliven carehomes have had some new faces helping out recently.
Welcome to the Board Gillian15 June 2022
Gillian Musuka Gillian is a General Practitioner having trained in the UK then gained Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners after moving to New Zealand with her...