Japara and Anzac Day

We’ve been overwhelmed by the beautiful Anzac Day ceremonies held at our homes across Australia over the past week.

At our South West Rocks aged care home in New South Wales, our residents hosted members of the local RSL branch who conducted the ceremony with the assistance of local student Isobel, the winner of her school’s writing competition on ‘What Anzac Day Means to Me’.

At our Wyong home in Mardi (NSW), residents, families and staff attended a lovely ceremony in the courtyard with local RSL member Bill Stewart, who recited the Ode for all in attendance.

It’s been wonderful to see the effort that our communities have put into their ceremonies, a clear reflection of what Anzac Day means to them.

Take a look at some more Anzac Day events and stories from our homes:

RSL branch members celebrating Anzac day Residents gathered together for an Anzac day ceremony  RSL member placing down flowers

RSL member Bill Stewart reciting the Ode RSL member Bill Stewart reciting the Ode for residents 'Lest we forget' poster in remembrance of the anzacs

an array of poppys on the window of one of the Home's to symbolise Anzac day.

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