Sustainability

Since 2007, Lyndoch Living has achieved significant reductions in the amount of energy and water we consume, as well as introducing a recycling program. We are committed to becoming a more sustainable organisation and reducing our impact on the environment. The results to date include:

  • 7% reduction in electricity usage
  • 18% or 4.3 million litre reduction in water use
  • 7.5% reduction in gas consumption
  • Recycling of approximately 530 cubic meters household items, papers etc. that otherwise would have gone into land fill

Further initiatives under consideration include the purchase of gas-fired turbine to produce cleaner more sustainable electricity supplies, and harvesting rainwater for use in our laundry, which currently constitutes about 25% of our total water usage.

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“We are very grateful for the professionalism and care the staff have shown” Family of Living@Home clients

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“We would like to acknowledge the fantastic support shown to this lovely couple by the Living@Home team and the flexibility and understanding of their care needs” Family Member of Living@Home client

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“The lady you sent over yesterday was delightful, and even made Mum a hot lemon drink and put her to bed” Leanne (daughter of Living@Home client)

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“What a wonderful job Trish and Liz do, we are so happy with the care they provide” Family Members of Living@Home clients

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“I really appreciate the support from the Lyndoch Living@Home team, it’s a huge help in managing my caring role” Michelle (Living@Home client)

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“A very big thank you to the wonderful staff who came into our home and cared for my husband.  This respite break made a very difficult situation more tolerable and gave me something to look forward to” Christine (Living@Home client)

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“Geraldine is the about the best cleaner I’ve ever had!” Maurice  (Living@Home client)

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“Jan is such a capable, competent and calming carer, I feel so safe in her hands.  I could not ask for anyone better” Joan (Living@Home client)

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“I’ve always been a busy, practical person and I’m still a busy person – I’m still able to very involved in the community, especially the Speedway. I’m a busy bloke!” “I get spoilt rotten here! I really get cared for.” Steve (Swinton East)

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“One of the lovely nurses had a great idea and planted out a raised bed with tomatoes and other plants and I enjoy getting out there and doing some work in the garden, collecting the produce.” “The staff are very, very nice. They greet you with a smile and do things very well.“ “I really enjoy the school kids visiting, and I’m amazed at the quality of the kids, they’re all so nice!” John (Lake Lodge)

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“I’ve lived here for 5 years and I’m very happy with the nurses and other staff” Margaret (Lake Lodge)

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“I’ve made friends here that I wouldn’t have been able to meet living by myself at home. It’s like an extension of your family” “The staff are absolutely fantastic here, nothing is ever a problem for them. Right through to the maintenance men, the cleaners and gardeners and staff at the kiosk, they’re all obliging and always greet you with a smile” “At Lyndoch I get comfort, care and conversation, add a bit of fresh air and that’s exactly what you need in life” Lynette (Swinton East)