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Celebrating our Customers - Jack Sulsters

10 March 2020
It's not easy keeping up with 100-year-old Jack Sulsters, as the Suncare team in Bundaberg recently discovered. Born in Holland during the Great Depression and immigrating to Australia in 1961, this is Jack’s story. Jack started his career as a woodworker and his craftsmanship was in demand during the war. A skilled shipbuilder, he worked on a...
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Suncare Community Services celebrates 50 years supporting the community.  

02 March 2020
Supporting the local community is intuitive for the team at Suncare Community Services. The organisation celebrated their fiftieth anniversary on Wednesday 26 February at their original hall, the Maroochydore Community Centre. Serving the needs of the community and helping people to live independently at home are central themes in Suncare’s...
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Changing the quality of life one visit at a time.

10 February 2020
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Suncare Community Services awarded for innovation in Aged Care

03 January 2020
Suncare Community Services is celebrating their latest achievement receiving two Highly Commended awards for innovation and leadership in the inaugural Future of Aging Awards. Recognised in both the Restorative and Reablement Care category, and the People and Culture category, adds to a successful year of accolades for Suncare. The 2019 Future of...
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Christmas cheer at Maroochydore Community Centre

19 December 2019
The Maroochydore Day Respite Centre has hosted many fun Christmas events this week. The spectacular Christmas lights in Buderim were something to behold for our bus-load of festive customers. Our bus driver, Caralyn was very careful driving through the sea of people in Rainsford Place! The Christmas celebration at the Centre was also a big hit...
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Suncare Wide Bay Community Collaboration

18 December 2019
In November, the Suncare team in Hervey Bay hosted an open morning to celebrate the office relocation to Pialba. It was the perfect time to meet residents and other service organisation in the Wide Bay area. Throughout the morning, we had our cameras capturing the scenes and we are now pleased to be able to share this with you. Suncare Chief...
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Volunteers enjoy festive fun in Mooloolaba

13 December 2019
More than 50 volunteers and several staff members attended the Suncare Christmas celebrations at Mooloolaba Bowls Club last weekend. With a mixed level of abilities, some attendees brought their own bowls and assisted others, while other people made up their own rules! More fun followed with lunch, quizzes and prizes which gave many volunteers the...
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Suncare recognised at Queensland State Awards

05 December 2019
Suncare Community Services was presented as a Semi Finalist in the prestigious Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award by The Hon Coralee O'Rourke MP, Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors at the 2019 Queensland Community Achievement Awards Gala Presentation Dinner, held at Royal on the Park Brisbane...
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Meals on Wheels Maroochydore Volunteer wins community services award

03 December 2019
Kerryn Andreasen has been volunteering for almost 2 years at Suncare Meals on Wheels in Maroochydore, and her dedication to supporting the senior Sunshine Coast community was formally recognised at a recent award ceremony. Kerryn was nominated by a number of Suncare staff and was backed by many co-volunteers who have worked with her over the years...
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Inaugural community service award for making people's lives better

14 November 2019
For more than 15 years Jacqueline Clark-Gowans has been dedicated to making people’s lives better at not-for-profit organisation Suncare Community Services. For the first time in the organisation’s forty-nine year history, an overall Employee of the Year Award was presented via a peer nomination scheme, where more than three hundred and fifty staff...
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