New Residential Care facility opens in Ballina

Crowley Care announced today that its new 42 bed Residential Care Facility is officially open with the first resident already calling it home. The new Residential Care Facility is part of a major redevelopment and refurbishment program underway at Crowley. After two...

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Easter Celebrations

Here at Crowley we celebrate the Easter season in several ways this year we started on 14 March with our Annual Easter Hat Parade. Boy was competition rife this year! Participants were out to maintain titles gained last year and the hats were spectacular as you can...

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Jim’s Famous

Jim Dwyer didn’t anticipate starting a modelling career at his age but that’s exactly what happened when he became the face of Crowley Care in Ballina. A resident at Crowley Care, Jim’s smiling face is prominently displayed at Ballina Byron Gateway Airport as part of...

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Thank You to  Steve Barnier

After 24 years on our Board and as Chair since 2004, Steve Barnier recently resigned due to health reasons. Steve made an outstanding contribution, guiding Crowley with great clarity through a period of expansion and growth. He led the Board during the development of...

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Resident Satisfaction – all time high!

Crowley Care’s Independent Living residents have given the organisation a 96% satisfaction score in the recent annual Resident Satisfaction Index - a great reflection on Crowley’s unique model of care. The comprehensive survey covers staff, management, safety and...

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Christmas Celebrations

The Crowley Christmas Luncheon was once again a great success where we welcomed 165 residents and their family and friends to Crowley to enjoy a delicious luncheon. Throughout the month of December, we also catered for over 250 guests at the Independent Living,...

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Cool Crowley Cruisers

The Ulysses Motorcycle Club rode down Crowley Drive for their annual Christmas visit, bringing with them a bounty of merry cheer, laughter and huge smiles. Residents flocked to join them for morning tea under the front portico. The residents enjoyed a chat while...

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Crowley presents with Southern Cross University

Crowley impressed delegates at the U3A Queensland State Conference when they jointly presented with Southern Cross University. Southern Cross University’s School of Health and Human Sciences had joined forces with Crowley to provide workplace training to prepare...

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More community meals

Crowley was successful securing meal service funding so that more people in our region and community can enjoy home-delivered meals. The extra funding comes under the Commonwealth’s Home Support Program which provides support for those who need assistance to keep...

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Stunning new library hosts story competition

The opening of Crowley’s stunning new library was heralded with the inaugural Crowley Short Story Competition. What a great idea! Such a lovely afternoon with wine, cheese and with a good number of short stories submitted by our residents. Lots of great entries with...

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High Tea with a cause

Raising needed funds for the Cancer Council was behind Crowley’s participation in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. With a floral dress theme there was suspicion a few Crowley flowerbeds had been raided for the cause. Lots of fun, fantastic cakes and conversation with...

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Support for Solomon Island hospital

Crowley donated much needed medical equipment to help set up an under resourced Solomon Islands Hospital. Crowley’s donation included beds, mattresses, tables and chairs - much appreciated in Pacific Island countries with far fewer resources than Australia. In some...

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