Nurse staffing levels on the rise

Congratulations to Reena Raju, Peacehaven Village’s most recently New Zealand-qualified registered nurse.

Posted: Thursday November 23, 2023

Increasing demand for specialist equipment

Enliven Southland has purchased much-needed specialist equipment designed to provide comfort to the most vulnerable patients in its care thanks to a trust’s generosity.

Posted: Monday November 13, 2023

Getting out and about made easier

Maintaining independence and community connections are vital aspirations for the well-being of any older person.

Posted: Sunday November 12, 2023

There is nothing more Kiwi than giving

It is that time of year again when Family Works kicks off its annual Christmas Appeal, collecting gifts to give to families in need of extra support.

Posted: Wednesday November 8, 2023

Quality care for Southland's senior recognised

The commitment of Enliven’s staff in providing the best care possible to their residents has been highlighted with all four of its care homes achieving top marks following recent intensive and comprehensive audits.

Posted: Monday October 30, 2023

Caffeine, conversation and companionship, a winning formula

SupportLink Gore coffee clubbers turned out in force on September 20 to celebrate the coffee club's 12th anniversary.

Posted: Tuesday September 26, 2023

Dining experience enhanced

They’re mixing things up in the kitchen of Peacehaven care home, much to the delight of residents and staff alike.

Posted: Sunday August 20, 2023

Peacehaven redevelopment an investment in PSS’ future

The future of Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS) has been bolstered with a recent commitment to redevelop its Peacehaven residential village.

Posted: Sunday July 30, 2023

Māori policy milestone

The recent signing of Presbyterian Support New Zealand’s (PSNZ) tāngata whenua policy Te Pātikitiki o Kotahitanga marks a significant step in PS’ cultural haerenga (journey).

Posted: Thursday July 20, 2023

Innovation reaps rewards

Presbyterian Support Southland’s (PSS) response to the global nursing shortage over the past few years is now bearing fruit due to its creative ways of attracting and retaining staff.

Posted: Thursday July 20, 2023

New coffee club aims to reduce social isolation

Igniting the social life of older people living in Invercargill is the aim of Enliven Southland’s rebooted SupportLink Invercargill coffee club.

Posted: Monday July 17, 2023

Innovation recognised

Enliven director Carol Riddle has been recognised for her efforts to address the nursing shortage in aged care.

Posted: Tuesday July 4, 2023

For the joy of reading

Enliven residents are able to utilise a new reading desk irrespective of their level of mobility, thanks to the support of community funders.

Posted: Tuesday June 27, 2023

"Always up for a chat"

Southern Institute of Technology first year nursing students Jorja Richards (left) and Fareen Shabnam hone their communications skills with Peacehaven care home resident Heather Rance.

Posted: Sunday June 25, 2023

New leadership for Resthaven Village

Hard work and commitment to aged care proves a winning formula for an Enliven nurse.

Posted: Friday June 9, 2023

Still loving the job after 38 years

Thirty-eight years ago this month, Resthaven Village and Care Home staff member Barbara Livingstone started working for the care home, making her Presbyterian Support Southland's (PSS) longest serving staff member.

Posted: Thursday June 8, 2023

Welcome to Ignite

Ignite conversation, connections and companionship with Invercargill's free, regular morning tea for the semi or fully retired.

Posted: Monday May 22, 2023

Playing his part in club's rich history

Did you know we have a former Southland rugby rep in our midst?

Posted: Wednesday May 17, 2023

Mystery destination a hit with coffee clubbers

Not knowing where they were going or what they would do when they got there, a 37-strong contingent of intrepid SupportLink Gore coffee clubbers boarded a bus and headed out on the road last week. (Wednesday, March 1)

Posted: Wednesday March 8, 2023

New palette for Peacehaven's dementia garden

Art panels which had once surrounded the Invercargill CBD development have been given a new lease on life for the benefit of Southlanders living with dementia.

Posted: Tuesday March 7, 2023