Yukana – real life stories

20 Apr, 2018

With ANZAC Day just around the corner, we are keenly aware of the contributions of the residents at Yukana Private during WWII, and honour their service. Laureen is one of these residents and has graciously agreed to share her life story with us. Growing up Laureen was born in Broken Hill, New South Wales in…
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Yukana – real life stories

13 Apr, 2018

At Yukana, we love to get to know our residents and listen to their life stories. This is a little piece of Bob’s story which we are honoured to share. Bob was born in Bundaberg in 1927, the son of a baker and pastry cook. He was the third  of five boys which made his…
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Yukana’s new Relationship Pastor

6 Apr, 2018

In late 2017, we welcomed Melanie Mullen to our team as Yukana’s Relationship Pastor. Melanie is very familiar with the responsibilities of her new role. As a Pastor, she has been providing support and pastoral care for almost 10 years now. She has a heart for the residents at Yukana after having the privilege of…
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New colour and life at Yukana

29 Mar, 2018

Yukana residents have been treated to an explosion of colour with a recent delivery of a mix of gorgeous flowering plants which have been given a new home in one of the courtyard gardens in the Total Care Facility. With the plants arriving just in time for Easter, residents have been visiting the courtyard to…
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Yukana – real life stories

13 Mar, 2018

At Yukana, we love to get to know our residents and listen to their life stories. This is the first in a wonderful series honouring them, and which we are privileged to share. In this article, we discover a little about the life of Cliff Blackwell. Cliff was born in Toowoomba in the 1930s. Needless…
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