Barunga News

Bringing Hawaii into the rooms of Barunga Village

March 2, 2017

The distance between Hawaii and Port Broughton has not stopped Barunga Village residents enjoying a concert performed at The Plaza at Pearl City – an aged care home – in Honolulu. Barunga Village diversional therapist Darren Robinson said on New Year’s Eve he received an email from long-time friend and associate, Casey Narusawa, who is…

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Barunga by the Sea resident Sandy Owen elected RSL president

March 2, 2017

Barunga by the Sea resident Sandy Owen was recently elected president of the Port Broughton RSL Sub-Branch.   Barunga by the Sea resident Sandy Owen was recently elected president of the Port Broughton RSL Sub-Branch – the first female to hold the title in 20 years. Sandy, a member of the RSL club since 2009…

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Butterfly Household Model of Care launches at Barunga Village

August 23, 2016

October marked the fourth month of Barunga Village implementing the ground-breaking model of dementia care developed in the United Kingdom more than 20 years ago – the Butterfly Household Model of Care. The model is a total transformation in the way people with dementia are cared for with a focus on their emotions, with the…

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