Care recipients, no matter there age, health status or cultural background, appreciate music



Care recipients no matter their age, health status or cultural background appreciate music singing and dancing.
Facilities and organisations can achieve for more when they collaborate on projects as seen with the celebration of Life events
dare to take a risk because the benefits will be ten fold for both staff and residents
Assessing the power of the media through a positive aged care story.
Facilities developer strong friendship among staff and residents
Residents rekindle memories of days gone by
real sense of community participation
The events are multicultural
The media are attracted to the events to show case great example of positive active ageing


Paul Brophy

Brotherhood of St. Laurence

Paul Brophy is manager of Sambell Lodge, the facility is a 43 bed aged care home owned by the Brotherhood of St. Laurence, The residents of Sambell Lodge have experienced homelessness, alcohol abuse, and or mental health issues.
Paul has been with the Brotherhood of st. Laurence for over 15 years.