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Invercargill National MP Sarah Dowie visits Enliven secure Dementia unit (Iona) at Peacehaven Village in light of Alzheimer’s 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 it’s 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

“There’s 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 wouldn’t 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 Southland’s 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

“There’s 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 wouldn’t in an entire lifetime.

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

Support of Local Funders “Invaluable”

The Invercargill Licensing Trust (ILT), ILT Foundation, Community Trust of Southland and Central Lakes Trust have all re-committed to providing financial support to Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS) for the next year.

Posted: Friday June 8, 2018

Welcome to the future of aged care

Enliven is moving to a digital system for managing all aged and community care services, thanks to the introduction of Procura.

Posted: Thursday June 7, 2018

Cathy Hanson-Friend #meetenliven

After a 27 year career in social work and grief counselling, Cathy Hanson-Friend is now embarking on a new role as Enliven’s Pastoral Visitor.

Posted: Monday April 9, 2018

Support of Local Funders “Invaluable”

The Invercargill Licensing Trust (ILT), ILT Foundation and Community Trust of Southland have continued to show their support of Presbyterian Support Southland, all re-committing financial support to the organisation for the next year.

Posted: Wednesday April 4, 2018

Former Champions Excited to Support Champion Team with New Partnership

Enliven has long been home to many former national sporting champions within its Southland rest homes and villages. Now, it is preparing to support its local national champion netball team in a new partnership with the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel.

Posted: Wednesday March 28, 2018

Electronic Files a Game Changer for Enliven

A new electronic file management system is set to provide huge efficiencies within Enliven when it launches in May.

Posted: Friday March 23, 2018

80th Birthday a Winner for Win

Pounding hooves, a seat in a sulky and driving a Southland trotter – Win McNaughton celebrated her 80th birthday in true style.

Posted: Tuesday March 20, 2018

New Developments at Peacehaven Village

Peacehaven Village has added to its already thorough range of care options, with new double rooms now available, as well as a new short term stay option within the popular Tweed Street rest home and hospital.

Posted: Wednesday March 14, 2018

Dawn Acker #meetenliven

Dawn Acker has a career in nursing spanning 25 years and multiple areas, ranging from ward work to clinical education, to most recently, Clinical Nurse Specialist in the respiratory service, and now, aged care.

Posted: Wednesday March 7, 2018

Enliven Care Inspires Volunteer Work

The level of care given to Maria Arhanic’s father, Branko, at Gore’s Resthaven Village was so good it has inspired Maria to give back to the elderly in her community.

Posted: Wednesday February 28, 2018