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Japanese health care delegates visit Respect

19 September 17

With the highest proportion of elderly citizens, Japan is paying close attention to leading aged care around the world.

So it came with great honour to host 27 Japanese health and aged care delegates at our very own St Ann’s home last Monday. Care Manager, Jeannette Palmer brought in her dog, Ben, for the visit, which had the delegates thrilled, as they watched him interact with the residents. This isn’t something that happens often in aged care facilities in Japan. Dog business aside, they were very impressed by the exemplary conditions in Australia. In particular, our approach to staff safety and generous annual leave received great praise.

"Jeannette Palmer brought in her dog, Ben, for the visit, which had the delegates thrilled, as they watched him interact with the residents. "

A big thank you is in order to our Japanese speaking staff, Darelle and Yuko, who helped make communication as smooth and clear as possible, allowing the group to feel especially welcome. It was an honour to share our lovely home with the group.