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Vickery Court care worker Anna Oosthuizen may be only beginning her nursing career, but if she continues as she has started, her future will be bright.

Posted: Wednesday April 3, 2019

Volunteering opens new doors

Volunteering with Enliven's community service 'SupportLink' in Wakatipu has opened new doors for Sergio Pivetta, who is now taking steps to pursue a career in aged care.

Posted: Sunday March 10, 2019

Peacehaven to Celebrate 65th Anniversary

One of Invercargills largest and best known aged care homes will celebrate its 65th birthday on February 23 and 24, with two special events set to mark the milestone.

Posted: Sunday February 24, 2019

Enliven Proud to Back Southern Steel

Enliven and its staff and residents will be right behind the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel this season, as the team seeks a third consecutive national netball title.

Posted: Friday February 22, 2019

All positive at Peacehaven Village

For Geoff and Nancy Piercy, the move to a townhouse at Peacehaven Village was a big shift, both emotionally and physically, but two and a half years on they are happy to call it home and are overwhelmingly positive about it.

Posted: Monday January 7, 2019

Making an Impact

Volunteering was not only an enjoyable and rewarding experience for Dilna Kolakunnath, but it also opened the door for a new career.

Posted: Tuesday December 4, 2018

Pride of Workmanship at Vickery Court

Vickery Court Manager Carol Riddle was humbled to receive a Sunrise Rotary Pride of Workmanship Award recently.

Posted: Tuesday December 4, 2018

Iona Courtyard Transformation

The courtyard at Peacehavens secure dementia unit, Iona, has been given a makeover an edible one.

Posted: Tuesday December 4, 2018

Volunteer Special: Starting a conversation

Enliven volunteer Vicky Young is bringing joy to residents at Walmsley House, but says she gets just as much satisfaction from the experience as they do.

Posted: Tuesday December 4, 2018

SupportLink service one of a kind

Enliven service, SupportLink, is a free community service that offers assistance to older people living in their own home.

Posted: Wednesday November 7, 2018

Lion's generosity roars through Walmsley

After running in our community for nearly 50 years, the Invercargill South Lions Club closed its doors for the final time in June 2018 due to an ageing club membership and lack of new, younger members.

Posted: Thursday September 20, 2018

Invercargill National MP Sarah Dowie visits Enliven secure Dementia unit (Iona) at Peacehaven Village in light of Alzheimers Awareness Month.

In a bid to raise awareness for dementia, Peacehaven Village Manager, Karl Lamb and Iona Clinical Coordinator Julie Worner, took Sarah Dowie on an exclusive tour of the secure residential and hospital level dementia facilities at Iona, explaining what its like for both residents and staff dealing with dementia on...

Posted: Thursday September 20, 2018

Allan McKechnie In memoriam

It is with great sadness we write to inform you that Allan McKechnie passed away on 28 April 2018.

Posted: Tuesday September 18, 2018

Learning the Gold Standard

In her very first year of being employed as a Nurse Practitioner Candidate at Enliven, Dawn Acker attended the Edinburgh International Course in Medicine of the Older Adult as part of her professional development.

Posted: Tuesday September 18, 2018

Jamie Macdonald #meetenliven

Piano, guitar, cello, banjo, ukulele, jaw harp you name the instrument and Jamie Macdonald can most probably play it.

Posted: Wednesday July 11, 2018

Prendergast to lead Presbyterian Support Southland

Mr Tim Loan, Chairman of Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Prendergast as its new Chief Executive commencing on Monday 9 July.

Posted: Tuesday June 26, 2018

Theres no place like New Zealand.

After two years and 245 days away from New Zealand, Alex McBurney returned from WWII not much older than 23, but having seen things most wouldnt in an entire lifetime. He speaks of the horrors of those trenches, the endless boredom and monotony, and of burying men while they were...

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

90 Year Old Finally Retires

A modern two-lane bridge has been constructed across the Kawarau River replacing the original and opened in May. At a cost of $21.9 million, the new bridge is an attempt to reduce traffic delays and increase safety. The original bridge will become a historic walkway.

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

Getting to Know You

Meet Linda Waples from Resthaven Village

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel Campaign Begins

Presbyterian Support Southlands partnership with the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel netball team has begun with the first home game played on the 21st of May.

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018