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Symes Thorpe Residential Aged Care Home

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Toowoomba aged care nurse overcomes obstacles to complete her degree while on dialysis

Sheryl Kupfer is a Clinical Educator and Registered Nurse at our Anglicare Southern Queensland Symes Thorpe Residential Aged Care home in Toowoomba. She has been in her role for the past six years. Sheryl has inspired many of her colleagues with her determination and positive attitude as she completed her nursing degree while on dialysis for a kidney transplant

The headsets are personalised with each resident’s favourite music; the songs are handpicked and uploaded to the headsets by our Symes Thorpe team

Music that heals the soul

The local Rotary Club of Toowoomba kindly raised $1600 which went towards purchasing 40 wireless headsets for Anglicare Southern Queensland Symes Thorpe residents living with dementia and high needs so residents can reconnect with treasured memories through personalised playlists