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Friendlies Foundation Art Union Draw Winner

The Art Union Winners have been drawn!

Our Friendlies Foundation drew the prize winners on Saturday. A total prize value of $13,500 went to the local community. The prize is a travel voucher from our local Bundaberg Travel Centre, and the voucher has no expiry date! All the proceeds from the Art Union ticket sales go to our charity arm, the Friendlies Foundation. We have our winners! 1st – C Kirchner 2nd – P Frost 3rd – M Story Congratulations! Enjoy your prizes and thank you forMore

New hospital units to cater for families

The Friendlies is planning to start work on an apartment complex that will cater to families of out-of-town patients, new doctors and visiting specialists. The 16 apartments will be short-stay accommodation built over two levels, featuring seven studio apartments and nine one-bedroom apartments. This will support rural families who need to travel into town for treatment or support a loved one. Senior Manager for Business Development Stuart Bonnett said the need for the self-contained units was due to the StageMore
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Charity Golf Day a big hit

It was a sunny day on the greens for the 144 golfers who joined us at the Bundaberg Golf Course for the annual Friendlies Foundation Charity Golf Day.. The Friendlies Foundation co-ordinator, Maria Ebert said it was a record turnout of players on the day, with 36 teams taking to the Bundaberg Golf Course for a few holes, beverages and laughs. “It was great to see so many returning players, as well as some joining us for the first time,”More
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Pressure Injury Prevention Equipment

The Friendlies have received a grant from St John’s Grace Fund to purchase Pressure Injury Prevention Equipment. Many patients admitted to The Friendlies meet the criteria for pressure injury prevention management.  An internal review resulted in the recommendation to acquire additional Pressure Injury Prevention equipment, which is needed in: Palliative Care Individuals with a spinal cord injury Elderly or frail patients Individuals receiving rehabilitation therapy The Friendlies Foundation applied for a grant through the St John’s Grace Fund for newMore