Resilience at Ananda

On Friday, Michael Page, Workforce Development Manager, ran 44 kilomteres in the wind and rain, from Findon to Hope Valley eagerly supported by lots of staff and residents at the two homes.

The run was to bring attention to resilience and older persons’ mental health as well as bushfire relief.

It was a great day and our Facebook page will feature lots of photos, videos and stories. A big thank you to our donors and our suppliers who came out to the 25km mark (Hospitality Catering Hardware’s Tim) and Anne from Bid Food at the 38km mark with Chef Adam and Kamal as well as Vince from maintenance. Staff manned aid stations at 10km, 20km, 25km and 38km and Rohin Verma and Deepti Sudhir both ran 7 km with Michael and Pooja Newman ran the last leg up Awoonga Road to help Michael finish with a sprint!

At 11am with Michael approaching the 20km mark staff and residents clapped for 20 seconds (the time it takes to wash hands) to thank social and healthcare workers around the World and our own Ananda STARS.

There is still time to donate – we currently are at $2295!

https://au.gofundme.com/f/ananda-resilience-run

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The start at Findon
The finish line at Hope Valley

Thank you to our sponsors:

In no specific order
DANIEL SIM
CAROLYN KOLLOSCHE
KEVIN KOCSIS
TERESA ALLISON
ANGELA WATKINS
SHARUTY SHARUTY
SURESH SRIPIDA
KAREN DANIELS-GODDARD & FAMILY
MARK SCOTTO DI PERTA
KAVITA SAINI
PREEYA GOEL
HOSPITALITY CATERING HARDWARE – TIM & TEAM
BIDFOOD
HILARY SMALLWOOD
DEBBIE GREENHEAD- KIA KAHA!
MICK PHILLIPS
THE PAGE FAMILY
DEEPTI SUDHIR
VICKI HALL
HEIDI MYERS
ELYSIA NATES
APRIL PATERSON
CHERYL SCOTT
SONIA LATTE
NICOLE MAJOR
POOJA NEWMAN
42 COMMUNITIES – ACKNOWLEDGING ALL OUR STAFF – THE  ANANDA STARS & THE WHOLE ANANDA FAMILY OF STAFF, RESIDENTS, FAMILIES AND SUPPORTERS
DR PC GOEL  

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You can see lots of photos, videos and stories of the day on the Ananda Facebook page though a taste of the day is below…

Please let our reception know your email address and these updates will be emailed to you.

COVID-19 survey – preliminary results

Thank you for responding to our survey on how Ananda is doing in response to the COVID-19 emergency. While there have been two or three negative responses the vast majority of residents, representatives and staff are very satisfied with the response. Currently the overall satisfaction with 34 responses is a pleasing 8.9/10 (89%) satisfied.

Please do go to the survey on the front page of our website and take 5 minutes to answer some questions on COVID-19 response, or click here to do so now:

We will post the full results next week.

Thank you to everyone for their cooperation and understanding.

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