With the promise of an opening of our facility back up to visitors, this month’s Newsletter hints at many celebrations during the month. Be sure to download it now!
Thank you to everyone for being so supportive and patient. The temporary ‘lock down’ will be reviewed next week.
The survey we put out last week has given us some valuable feedback. If you have not had a chance to complete it, it is still available, and we would really value your comments. Here is the Form.
We are currently in the process of switching over to the NBN network. The inevitable teething
problem with the roll out hopefully will not be too long. I would like to apologise in advance for the inconvenient caused.
Happy Fathers Day,
Starring in our August Newsletter for one last time is Virginia Mills. She has been with us for 25 years and we’re finally letting her go! Thank you, Virginia.
Download the August Newsletter, not only to read a message from our General Manager about the unfortunate, but necessary lockdown of our facility, but also about our Home Care efforts and activities which we’ve got scheduled, no matter what happens in the outside world! And read the letter from the Dutch Consul General…
Oh yes, and don’t forget to forward your “thank you” message to staff to
( email@example.com ), in time for this Friday’s Employee Day (see earlier post). We rely on Abel Tasman Village staff to look after our elderly relatives. Send them a message that we appreciate their efforts…
Your Opportunity to Thank Our Staff on Aged Care Employee Day
Friday 7 August 2020 is Aged Care Employee Day. It is the time to celebrate and thank all our staff who make such a difference to our residents’ lives, especially during this difficult time of COVID 19. Some may be called superheroes, some are quiet achievers, but everyone in our industry contributes to care. We salute them all because they play vital roles – from nurses, personal care workers and allied health professionals, to kitchen staff, cleaners, gardeners, laundry workers, maintenance staff, activities staff, managers and volunteers.
We will be celebrating Aged Care Employee Day with our staff next Friday in a special way, but we thought you too may like to recognise all our wonderful staff by writing a message to them.
Please download the postcard below and write a personal message to staff which we will display in our staff room. Send completed cards to firstname.lastname@example.org, drop your card into the Admin office or simply email me with the content of your message and we will complete a card for you. If you can do this by Thursday 6th August, it would be appreciated. We hope to get as many messages as possible to show our staff how much we appreciate their role in caring for our residents!
The month of July will see the return to the Village of some activities, which for the safety of our residents had been put on hold due to COVID-19. Working within the health guidelines, we will be slowly welcoming back entertainers and volunteers to Abel Tasman and July will also see the return of Church services.
Home Care recipients are also welcome to attend the Village. I was pleased to see Mrs Gloria Short at our hair salon last week for her appointment!
Lots of activities in March, celebrating International Women’s Day as well as St Patrick’s Day. Don’t miss Glenn Kirkman’s message about our ATV Honey and of course the precautions to help protect our residents against the Corona Virus.
Download the Newsletter here.
Wow… we’re already one month into the new year! Lots of news from Abel Tasman in our newsletter. Read Glenn’s contribution for lots of good news. Download it here
Getting the New Year into gear and looking forward to Australia Day! Here is the January 2020 newsletter with words of wisdom and our activities calendar. Download it now!
Nice to get this Community Recognition Statement from our local member of the NSW parliament, Tania Mihailuk on the occasion of ATV’s 25th anniversary.
Download the Christmas Edition December Newsletter.
Check out the busy schedule in the rush toward the new year. In particular, don’t miss our annual Memorial Service on 15th to remember friends and family, along with the Samoan Special Choir.
And be sure to drop around for our Meet & Greet with staff, fellow relatives and friends at 6.00 pm on 5th December at the Village. Find out what’s going on at the village and catch up with old and new friends over a drink and nibble. Register on our facebook page or just hit reply to this email!