Our Stories

Defibrillators ensure every second counts
November 8, 2019

Bethanie was successful in qualifying for the St John Heart Grant securing defibrillators for Retirement Village sites and three Living Well Centres. Bethanie also... More >

True Doors trigger memories for residents living with dementia

Bethanie Waters Aged Care Home has come up with a unique concept to help trigger memories of the past and make residents living with dementia feel at home. The new... More >

Happy 65th Birthday Bethanie
September 26, 2019

Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider is today celebrating 65 years of business. 65 years ago today,... More >

Bethanie Beachside competes in LiveLighter Aged Care Games
September 16, 2019

    Recently nine residents from Bethanie Beachside in Yanchep, Perth’s most northern Aged Care Home, took part in the annual LiveLighter Aged Care Games at Bouncer... More >

Staff Focus – Spring 2019
September 10, 2019

Making a difference in Cambodia Twenty-one Bethanie staff and family members ranging from ages 13 to 71 made a real difference to the lives of the homeless in Cambodia... More >

Australian-first programme in leadership

The Bethanie Leadership Excellence Programme was launched in May in partnership with the Australian Medical Association to support Bethanie’s operational and emerging... More >

Volunteers in the spotlight – Spring 2019

With over 4,000 Western Australians in our care, we simply couldn’t operate without our 550 volunteers who are part of the Bethanie family. Meet four volunteers whose... More >

Assisting carers to take a break

Are you a carer? Do you provide unpaid care and support to someone with a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail aged? Did you... More >

Cuppa and Chat

Bethanie Home Care client Lucy Rock lives at home with confidence thanks to a little extra help from home care worker Catherine Ross. Connect sat down with them for a... More >

Finding meaningful connections

September marks Dementia Awareness Month. Guest writer Rev Prof Elizabeth MacKinlay asks, what does it mean to be diagnosed with dementia and what does it mean to live... More >