Stories to be told – Alma

12 Oct, 2018

In this article we are privileged to hear from Alma who moved to Australia after emigrating  from her home in England. Her story is one that includes her childhood experiences during WWII and her amazing journey to her new home at Yukana Private. The younger years Alma was born in Manchester, England in 1936, spending…
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Yukana goes to Crows Nest

24 Sep, 2018

Residents at Yukana were keen to join a day trip to Crows Nest. Eager to visit Crows Nest’s local soft drink factory, seats on the bus were quickly snapped up. Soft drink factory On arrival, residents were ushered in to learn about the bottling and labelling process at the factory. They loved watching the bottles…
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Building relationships @ Yukana

27 Aug, 2018

One of the best things about living at Yukana Private is the relationship residents build, not only between themselves, but with the staff who work here. This was particularly evident recently, when two of Yukana’s much loved staff members announced they were getting married. It wasn’t long before most residents were aware of their upcoming…
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Yukana residents life stories

20 Aug, 2018

We continue sharing the amazing life stories of some of the residents at Yukana Private. In this article, we hear from Richard who chose Yukana as his home around 18 months ago. Richard has an amazing story of survival despite being told early in his life that he only had a few short months to…
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Yukana’s New Chef

30 Jul, 2018

The residents at Yukana Private have always enjoyed meals prepared by chefs with many years of experience. Recently, they welcomed a new chef, James, to their home. Working as a Chef for almost 20 years, James has held positions in several prominent local restaurants. Working in both Scotland and Thailand, James has learnt new and…
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