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What’s Happening at GERATEC? December 2018

This month’s theme is Respect! A few words from Rayne… I grew up with the phrase “respect is something that is earned”. I’ve often wondered about this. How would a total stranger earn my respect? Does it imply that the person begging on the side of the road does not deserve to be treated with […]

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What’s Happening at GERATEC? September 2018

This month’s theme is Compassion! A few words from Rayne… In our world of aged care, we’re expected to be compassionate. Our days are often filled with giving love and showing care and empathy. We should be tolerant and patient, count to 10 and turn the other cheek. As much as we passionately believe in […]

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What’s Happening at GERATEC? June 2018

This month’s theme is Innovation! A few words from Rayne… I often wonder what it means when people say, “I want to reinvent myself”. Change your DNA? Get a new personality? Maybe have an extreme makeover? And is it even humanly possible – to reinvent oneself? Somehow, I’m not so sure. We’re physiologically hardwired in […]

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Winner for Health Challenge 2014!

Written by Ide-Marie Venter Although the overall goal of the program was to promote the wellbeing of the employees; the secondary aims included a decrease in absenteeism and disability costs, an increase in productivity and effectiveness and in general the enhancement of employee motivation and morale. These outcomes were not formally measured but through subjective […]

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