Interactive games provide valuable stimulation and connection

The happy faces, focused attention and animated conversation of residents living with dementia surround Peacehaven Village’s newest therapeutic tool.

Posted: Wednesday May 15, 2024

Dedicated space for residents and their families

Wrapping support around residents in their final days and their grieving families is an important part of Enliven's ethos of caring for its people.

Posted: Sunday May 12, 2024

Contribution of clinical manager recognised

Vickery Court’s Kim Nicholson has gone from new graduate nurse to clinical manager in the space of less than eight years.

Posted: Sunday April 28, 2024

Concept plans unveiled for Peacehaven Village

Concept master plans for Peacehaven Village’s redevelopment have now been completed, unveiling units and amenities that will support a vibrant retirement community now and into the future.

Posted: Sunday April 7, 2024

Intergenerational connections vital for care home residents' well-being

Lots of chattering, laughter and activity fills the halls of Walmsley House each day as residents and students from Southland Girls High School (SGHS) get to know each other.

Posted: Thursday March 21, 2024

Old friends and good times remembered

Village residents, board members, staff, former colleagues and old friends came together in February to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Peacehaven’s retirement village.

Posted: Wednesday March 6, 2024

Exciting new chapter for Vickery Court

Janet Stevens brings a wealth of experience in the aged care sector to her new role as an Enliven Southland care home manager.

Posted: Tuesday February 13, 2024

Twirling their way to well-being

Residents in Presbyterian Support Southland's aged care homes are set to benefit from the Poi Rere project, thanks to an Age friendly fund grant.

Posted: Monday January 29, 2024

H&J Smith's Christmas spirit lives on

There is more Christmas sparkle in Enliven’s care homes this year much to the delight of staff, residents and their families.

Posted: Wednesday December 20, 2023

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