Leisure & Lifestyle at St Andrews

Residents are encouraged and supported to participate in a wide range of interests and activities

  • Residents and families are encouraged to identify past and present interests and to maintain these interests
  • Activities are displayed on the screen in the foyer
  • Activities are individually designed to meet the needs of residents with sensory loss or cognitive impairment

The St. Andrews Activities program includes:

  •  Regular Church services in the Chapel
  •  Bus trips to various locations in the region
  •  Luncheons to local restaurants
  • Regular barbecues for residents and relatives
  • Fish and Chips picnics to local coastal parks (usually at
  • Brunswick or Evans Head Fishing Coops
  • Fishing outings to Ballina Anglers Club on Fishery Canal
  • Attendance at concerts, and happy hour is encouraged
  • School groups visit for concerts or socialisation
  • A  weekly poker game in Hardwicke House
  • Scrabble twice weekly or more frequently in Dianella
  • Word games hosted by Leisure and Lifestyle staff
  •  An inter-facility shuffleboard competition is held
  •  Walks around the block are conducted by staff and volunteers

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  • Newspapers delivered daily to residents rooms on request including free local papers weekly
  • Access to extensive large print library and large DVD collection
  • Access to touch screen computers in the library
  •  Computers and tablets for residents to try before they buy
  • Bowling Club and nearby shops available to residents and families
  • Weekly outing to Bowling Club
  • Young Artist Award and Fete held annually
  •  Happy hour
  •  Cooking, knitting and sewing in small groups and individually
  •  Craft projects for fete, theme days, kiosk or just for fun
  •  Veggie gardens in hostels utilising raised garden beds
  •  Cinema held in Chapel on weekends
  •  Internet resources utilised
  • Volunteers run Copacabana Kiosk Tuesday and Thursday mornings

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A: 59 Bentinck Street, Ballina, 2478
P: 02 6620 5800
E: reception@standrew.com.au