Lifestyle & Care
Whether you or a loved one wishes to reside in an IRT Lifestyle Community or Care Centre, or receive IRT In-Home Care in your home, we can assist you to find the best solution.
IRT Foundation today launched its annual Neverland Ball fundraising campaign to raise awareness of the issues facing older Australians and support older people in need.
IRT Foundation today announced $80,000 in Community Grants for 10 community projects that will encourage social participation for older people in need.
IRT Group has today welcomed $3 million in government funding to care for future residents of the proposed Aged Care Centre of Excellence at Bulli.
Ever wondered what palliative care is? IRT Care Manager and Registered Nurse, Olivia Decker tells us what it is and why she loves her job.
IRT Group today announced that it’s signed up for an Australian-first research project to design the seniors housing of the future.
“Our volunteers just love it when they see the residents smile. They love it when they see them laughing. And they love it when they see the residents engaged and active.”
With these words, IRT Volunteer Coordinator Natalie Shipp sums up the satisfaction IRT Group’s 550 volunteers get out of helping others.
Betty Gould, 96, lives independently at IRT Kangara Waters in Belconnen and enjoys playing carpet bowls and a weekly game of cards with other residents.
Neeru Rajendra, 15, is a Year 10 student at Burgmann Anglican School in Gungahlin who loves doing boxing and yoga to keep fit and learns Indian traditional dance.
Eight decades separate the two; volunteering unites them.
There’s 67 years between the two recipients of IRT’s 2017 UOW Community Scholarship, proving the value of lifelong learning.
Two scholarships worth $9000 each have been awarded to 18-year-old Isaac Lambert, and 85-year-old Arthur Cowley.
Kemira at IRT William Beach Gardens at Kanahooka has won Innovation of the Year for Service Implementation at the Fifth Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards held in Singapore overnight.
Residents of IRT Peakhurst are the first to try Care Companion, an innovative system designed to keep older people, their families and their carers connected.
IRT is conducting the trial for three months in collaboration with the developers, Checkedin Care.
Episode 12 of The Good Life YouTube Channel for over 55s is now available to view!
We meet two Queensland locals who have started Australia's first edible streetscape...find out more about how Wollongong’s army of volunteers prepared to welcome the city’s first cruise ship and its 3000 passengers...Pete joins Ben in the kitchen, but first up, we celebrated International Day of Older Persons a bit differently this year...