STARS SPARKLE AT ST CATHERINE´S
TWO of Australia’s finest musical theatre and operatic performers, Marina Prior and David Hobson, lit up the lawns of St Catherine’s Aged Care yesterday a ernoon for an unforgettable pre–Christmas concert. The pair are currently on an encore tour of their hit production, ‘The 2 Of Us’. In an up close and personal mode, they entertained the large audience with back–stage and life stories and, accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, performed their classics from productions such as The Phantom of The Opera, Cats, Evita, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and La Boheme, to name but a few, as well as favourites from their award–winning albums. The St Catherine‘s concert was not part of the scheduled tour, just a stop o to bring some joy to the residents and sta
WANGARATTA and district is continuing to work through phases 1a and 1b of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout, though high early demand for the AstraZeneca vaccine and supply shortages with Pfizer doses have created some road bumps.
Adrian Johnstone, chief executive officer at St Catherine’s Hostel in Ryley Street, said 61 residents vaccinated on March 11 received their second jab on Thursday with no ill effects. (7/4/21)
RON Tanner, 90, was among the residents
of St Catherine’s Wangaratta who received their first COVID-19 vaccinations yesterday in adjoining Delany Chapel. The rollout of the vaccine to priority groups in the Wangaratta district has commenced, and takes in frontline healthcare staff from Northeast Health Wangaratta, 25 of whom received the vaccine on the border yesterday. (12/3/21)
"Human spirit" alive in a crisis
AFTER enduring the dreaded COVID-19 ‘second wave’, St Catherine’s Hostel nurses Steve Voogt and Heila Brooks believe the human spirit is very much alive during a time of crisis. (11-17/11/2020)
Mixed result for aged care budget
ALTHOUGH the Federal Government’s budget for the aged care sector has been welcomed, some providers believe more needs to be done to fix ongoing issues plaguing the industry. (12/10/2020)
Federal Aged Care minister, Ken Wyatt, visits St Catherine’s to gain an understanding of St Catherine’s nurse practitioner model (25/09/2017).
Pictured. Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt with St Catherines resident Barbara French.