About Golden Carers

Supporting carers of the elderly worldwide since 2007


Golden Carers is a family owned business operating since 2007 and based in Brisbane, Australia.

Solange is a Diversional Therapist (Recreation Therapist) and has worked in the aged care industry for the past 30 years. Always searching for new ideas and activities for her clients, Solange thought it would be wonderful if there was a website dedicated to people like her. A website full of inspirational ideas and activities, support materials and a forum to share ideas. So that’s what we set out to create.

At the time, Talita, Maurice & Chris were running a web and mobile development company. Their experience in software development was the perfect match for Solange’s vision for Golden Carers.

Golden Carers is an interactive website for Diversional Therapists, Recreation Therapists and other caregivers of the elderly, including volunteers. The website provides 1000s of activity ideas, forms & templates, documentation samples and many more support materials.

Golden Carers members come from all over the world from a wide range of backgrounds and experience. If two heads are better than one, imagine what a whole community can achieve.

We hope you enjoy the website. If you feel like leaving some feedback, please do so here.

We'd love to hear from you!

Solange

Solange

Founder

Talita

Talita

Technology

Chris

Chris

Business

Maurice

Maurice

Technology

Maurice

Ivy

Support

Testimonials

Margaret Bossemeyer - Retired Teacher

I love all of your creative ideas! Thank you very much!

Margaret Bossemeyer
Retired Teacher

Donna Smalley - Activity Coordinator

I'm very new to aged care so I'm checking in regularly and feel like I have a new best friend.

Donna Smalley
Activity Coordinator

Marcia Ellington - Activities Manager

Thank you very much to Golden Carers for creating such an informative website. You have assisted me and my colleagues in developing a fun and engaging activities programme that is meaningful and interesting for our Bristol Care Homes residents. You are also our plan B in the event that plan A does not go as planned. We strongly advise all activity workers to join you.

Marcia Ellington
Activities Manager

Cathy Watson - Diversional Therapist

What a great website....fantastic! Thank you for such great content and recourses

Cathy Watson
Diversional Therapist

Catalina M Seymour - Activity Leader

I just want to let you know, I really am glad to be your member. I am learning so much with your information and I create daily activities with your help. My residents are so happy and this means the world to me. Thanks to you all.

Catalina M Seymour
Activity Leader

Ashmin Singh - Lifestyle Supervisor

A big thank you to Golden Carers for providing great information and always helping us to do our best for our consumers. I really love this Website.

Ashmin Singh
Lifestyle Supervisor

Marjorie Luker - Activities Assistant

I always appreciate your new ideas and suggestions. It certainly helps in the creativity and idea areas immensely. Keep up the great emotional support that you provide!

Marjorie Luker
Activities Assistant

Susan Klus - Lifestyle Assistant

Golden Carers is an exceptional resource tool for the aged care industry. I like the quality of resources and regular newsletters alerting you to updates.

Susan Klus
Lifestyle Assistant

Meg Schwarz - Project Officer

One of the best sites I have ever come across that supports clients in a person-centred and meaningful way. The resources are so user-friendly and there is always something new to learn. Thank you!

Meg Schwarz
Project Officer

Linda Beale - Activities Coordinator

This website has been such a tremendous asset to me in providing such great ideas. The clients have enjoyed the picture bingo, quizzes and I am looking forward to doing word ladders with them for the first time very soon. I also print out crosswords and word searches and make up booklets for them to do in their rooms. I will be definitely rejoining.

Linda Beale
Activities Coordinator

Kylie Black - Recreational Activities Officer

I absolutely love this site. I find the resources and ideas invaluable in my role as a Recreational Activities Officer in a large Nursing Home. The abundance of ideas, quizzes, and printable forms are helping me help the residents find their inner “fun” which had previously been missing. THANK YOU from myself and the residents!!

Kylie Black
Recreational Activities Officer

Heike Marquart - Activities Coordinator

Golden Carers has been invaluable to my Activities Program.

Heike Marquart
Activities Coordinator

Mary Lynn Byers - Activities Director

I just LOVE the multicultural section of this fabulous website. I work as a Activities Director at a day service facility and we are currently closed due to COVID! I am mailing/delivering personalized packages to our clients. We have clients of many different cultures and ethnic backgrounds. Adding pages of color-printed information from their country really brightens their day. The family members/care givers are delighted to see a spark in their loved ones eyes when they see and read about their history. I am becoming so educated myself learning all this. It will help me when we get back to work striking a spark in our clients eye when I reminisce with them about their culture. I seriously can NOT get enough of this fantastic site. xoxo :-)

Mary Lynn Byers
Activities Director

Kim Davidson - Activity Officer

Golden Carers is just wonderful. An amazing resource shared all over the world. I use Golden carers on a daily basis and added with Pinterest, it just makes my job that little bit easier on those days when inspiration doesn't come easy. I love that there is always something new every time I look.

Kim Davidson
Activity Officer

Annelize Steyn - Recreation Officer

Golden Carers has researched articles on dementia activities, men’s activities, dealing with challenging behaviour, and more. Thank you for a great web site. Professional! Informative! Well researched! Innovative!

Annelize Steyn
Recreation Officer

Ellen Hargett - Community Social Services Asst

I just recently joined this site also and let me tell you it is WONDERFUL!!!! I am an activity director at a senior center and not only do our older seniors enjoy it but we also have a group respite program geared towards participants with dementia and Alzheimer's, that respond really well to the trivia/quizzes that the website offers. I am so thankful to have this site as a resource to assist with enhancing their quality of life!

Ellen Hargett
Community Social Services Asst

Marcy McCallister - Life Enrichment

Thank you for creating this website for Activity and Life Enrichment teams! It has been a great year with all of the ideas and help you have provided for our facility here in California. Much gratitude to all of the Golden Carers staff!

Marcy McCallister
Life Enrichment

Marra Pearn - Lifestyle Manager

Your site is my bible in my job, I hate being without it. I use your site most days and I would be lost without it.

Marra Pearn
Lifestyle Manager

Patricia Hawkins - Personal Care Assistant

My residents thoroughly enjoy all the games I have been collecting from your page for them. Thank you! I am very grateful as I find it a great help to be able to log in and find all these wonderful games for them. Thank you so very much.

Patricia Hawkins
Personal Care Assistant

Faith Stewart - Therapy Assistant

I love the Golden Carers. It has helped me in all aspects of my job. Imagine life without Golden Carers .... nope... I can't. Thank you for your fantastic resources. LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!

Faith Stewart
Therapy Assistant

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