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TURN OUT FOR THE TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC

SET off for a stroll in the “woods” as the Teddy Bears Picnic kicks off on Sunday at Buderim Village Park. Young and old will gather at the popular park for a morning of entertainment, fun-filled activities, food stalls and so much more. “And the best thing is, it’s free entry,” Wishlist Event Manager Lisa…

SALUTE TO DEMENTIA SUFFERERS

It is 8.30am and Paula George greets her 94-year-old father Alan with a smile and military salute. This day, Alan remembers his daughter’s name, but it’s not always the case despite the close bond the two share. “He has good days and bad days,” Paula admits. “He was very intelligent, which makes this so hard.”…

Two minutes with Tony Sandy

Two minutes with Teddy Bears’ Picnic major sponsor, Tony Sandy from Just Better Care. Why did you become a sponsor of Wishlist’s first Teddy Bears’ Picnic? My grandparents played a significant role in my upbringing by providing various forms of support.  When I look back on my own experiences, the relationship between a grandparent and…

Teddy Bears’ Picnic announced

Bring the whole family to celebrate national Grandparents Day with Wishlist and raise much-needed funds to support dementia patients at Nambour Hospital. With your help, we are aiming to raise $30,000 to install fitting, furnishings and equipment at the new Acute and Restorative Care Unit at Nambour Hospital to promote an appropriate dementia-friendly environment. The…

DEMENTIA TOP PRIORITY THIS MONTH

IT has been four months since Nambour Hospital’s Acute Restorative Care (ARC) Unit commenced operation, but already, grand plans are on the horizon. The team which provides care for frail older patients with complex cognitive issues is rallying the community this September as part of Dementia Awareness Month to raise much-needed funds for a specially-designed…