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Chief Executive Officer Of The Selwyn Foundation To Retire

Monday, 28 March 2022, 11:53 am | Selwyn Foundation

New Zealand registered charity and specialist provider of services to older people, The Selwyn Foundation, announces that its Chief Executive Officer, Garry Smith, is to retire after ten years in the role. Mr Smith was appointed in April 2012, after ... More >>

The Selwyn Foundation Announces New Board Appointments

Monday, 7 March 2022, 11:45 am | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation has appointed Eru Lyndon and Dr Sue Watson as members of its Board, following the retirement of long-standing Board members Dr Peter Huggard and Helen Melrose. “The Board acknowledges Peter and Helen’s distinguished service, ... More >>

Successful Sale Equips The Selwyn Foundation For Major Philanthropy

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 9:08 am | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation has completed the sale of its six retirement villages and its laundry operations to Metlifecare, enabling it to extend its charitable giving to a target of $100 million over the next 10 years. All staff and residents have ... More >>

Selwyn Foundation To Give Up To $100 Million To Vulnerable Seniors Following Agreement With Metlifecare

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 9:23 am | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation plans to increase its charitable giving to a target of $100 million over the next 10 years, following the proposed transfer of half of its retirement village capacity to Metlifecare. The proceeds of this sale will be ethically invested ... More >>

Cunliffe appointed as Chair of The Selwyn Foundation BoT

Monday, 3 February 2020, 3:48 pm | Selwyn Foundation

As President of New Zealand charitable trust The Selwyn Foundation, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Auckland The Right Reverend Ross Bay has announced the appointment of The Hon David Cunliffe as the next Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. More >>

Reducing vulnerability in older people

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 11:46 am | Selwyn Foundation

Discover why resilience and vulnerability are increasingly part of the nursing agenda and how to help older people ‘bounce back’ from illness, injury and life’s setbacks at this year’s Selwyn Institute Gerontology Nursing Conference. More >>

Improving older people’s strength and wellbeing

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 2:26 pm | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation brings world-leading strength and balance technology to New Zealand to improve older people’s strength and wellbeing More >>

‘The Art of Belonging’

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:05 pm | Selwyn Foundation

As part of The Selwyn Institute’s series of conference and experiential events focussing on loneliness and belonging in older people, art therapy students from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design recently teamed up with guests of The Selwyn ... More >>

Celebrations for Wellington's new Selwyn Sprott Village

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 4:56 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Residents and staff of Sprott House retirement village in Karori joined Board Members of The Selwyn Foundation and Trustees of Sprott House Board to mark the village’s transfer of ownership to Selwyn and its new name ‘Selwyn Sprott Village’. More >>

2018 Ageing and Spirituality conference

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 10:41 am | Selwyn Foundation

An exciting line-up of acclaimed speakers will present on the theme of ‘Are we longing for belonging?’ at The Selwyn Institute’s 2018 Ageing and Spirituality conference on 1 November. More >>

New ageing strategy to highlight community connectivity

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 12:00 pm | Selwyn Foundation

New ageing strategy to highlight community connectivity In a keynote address at the 2018 Selwyn Centres Annual Conference, Director of the Office for Seniors, Diane Turner, told delegates that dramatic demographic changes in the senior community ... More >>

Selwyn Foundation to take over Sprott House

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 1:34 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Wellington’s Sprott House to come under ownership of The Selwyn Foundation Charitable trust, The Selwyn Foundation, and single site residential aged care and independent living provider, Sprott House Trust, have entered into a conditional agreement, with ... More >>

Sprott House to come under ownership of Selwyn Foundation

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 12:15 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Charitable trust, The Selwyn Foundation, and single site residential aged care and independent living provider, Sprott House Trust, have entered into a conditional agreement, with a view to Selwyn taking over the iconic Sprott House village in Wellington. More >>

Selwyn Oaks opening of $14 million Lees Centre

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4:35 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Selwyn Oaks to offer new participatory style of residential aged care with opening of $14 million Lees Centre A new $14 million development offering residential aged care and retirement village amenities is to be opened by The Selwyn Foundation at ... More >>

Newly opened Moxon Centre leads the way

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 7:10 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Newly opened Moxon Centre leads the way in residential aged care A new $14 million aged care and retirement living residence has been opened by The Selwyn Foundation at Selwyn St Andrew’s retirement village in Cambridge. The three-storey Moxon Centre ... More >>

Baby Buddies initiative wins ‘Community Connections’ award

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 3:56 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Charitable trust, The Selwyn Foundation, has won the 2017 New Zealand Aged Care Association/Medi-Map ‘Community Connections’ Award for its unique community outreach ‘Baby Buddies’ visiting programme. The initiative involves Selwyn’s care home residents playing ... More >>

Selwyn Foundation’s 2017 Ageing and Spirituality conference

Friday, 25 August 2017, 12:37 pm | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation’s 2017 Ageing and Spirituality conference to focus on ‘Spiritual Leadership in Aged Care’ More >>

Gerontology nursing conference to focus on ageing well

Monday, 14 August 2017, 4:27 pm | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Institute’s 2017 gerontology nursing conference to focus on ageing well How can you help those you care for improve their wellbeing as they age? More >>

New cooking courses to help older people living alone

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 10:28 am | Selwyn Foundation

New ‘JUST COOK 4 Healthy Ageing’ classes to help older adults improve their cooking skills More >>

Classes to help older adults improve their cooking skills

Friday, 5 May 2017, 1:25 pm | Selwyn Foundation

A free, four-week ‘JUST COOK 4 Healthy Ageing’ course designed to encourage older people to improve their skills, motivation or confidence around cooking will be held at St Paul’s Anglican Church in Milford, from Friday, 19 May, and at St Luke’s ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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