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

Kareen Kovacich - Diversional Therapist

Thanks for the hard work you put into making our Jobs a bit simpler....This is such a valuable site for all Diversional Therapists. I can't thank you enough :-)

Kareen Kovacich
Diversional Therapist

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

Jane Barwick - Day Service Supervisor

I am absolutely thrilled to have found this site. My colleagues and I use the resources daily. I would be lost without it! Congratulations on building a site that just keeps on giving!

Jane Barwick
Day Service Supervisor

William Bedingfield - Life Enrichment Director

I have been in this field for close to 15 years. I came across your website initially because I was searching for a shared, personal forum with other professionals in my field that was not attached to random advertising and monthly fees. After discovering your website which hosted a forum that was exactly what I was looking for, as well as providing a mountain of resources that didn’t require you to follow several external links to get to, and to top it off no monthly recurring fee...Jackpot!

William Bedingfield
Life Enrichment Director

Meredith Sheldon - Activities Officer

I love this site so much! Thanks for all your great ideas.

Meredith Sheldon
Activities Officer

Jacqui Oughtred - Leisure And Lifestyle Coordinator

I am loving everything Golden Carers has to offer. The printable calendars are a huge hit and the activities make planning so easy. Thanks Golden Carers!!

Jacqui Oughtred
Leisure And Lifestyle Coordinator

Janaya Scholten - OTA

A colleague referred this resource to assist in implementing our activities program many years ago. I felt, I had struck 'gold.' It has been immeasurable in assisting to provide new material and ideas to stimulate our clients. I will be a member for my working life. Thank you!

Janaya Scholten
OTA

Darla Spiry - Recreation Therapy Manager

You have the best activity and recreation site out in the world. I use about 4 sites, and yours is always the best! I can always find the best from your site.

Darla Spiry
Recreation Therapy Manager

Lil Cook - Minister To Senior Adults

Just renewed my subscription for another year of fabulous resources for helping to keep senior adults young at heart! Thank you!

Lil Cook
Minister To Senior Adults

Nicole Pike  - Adult Day Centre Program Coordinator

This site is amazing! I'm not sure how I survived before I was introduced to this! Something for every occasion! So many ways for the clients to reminisce and learn about new things. Well worth the membership fee. Thank you!

Nicole Pike
Adult Day Centre Program Coordinator

Nicole Bieshaar - Activity + Respite Worker

It's really wonderful to see our clients so engaged with the puzzles and word searches, the Trivia is really popular and our participants get a buzz out of getting the answers correct. Golden Carers is our "Go To" resource on a weekly basis and it is rewarding for our working day to add it to our activity programs.

Nicole Bieshaar
Activity + Respite Worker

Terrie Scott - Activity Director

I just love this website. I feel like every time I get on here, I stay on forever. I am always finding something new to try out on our residents. Thank you!

Terrie Scott
Activity Director

Jeannie Butcher - Life Enrichment Coordinator

I was hesitant at first to sign up for another website for activities, but I have been pleasantly surprised. It has been fun to search all you have to offer and during Covid-19 your site has helped me and our other Life Enrichment Coordinator so much. I truly appreciate all you do and provide. It just gets better all the time. Our residents love the word searches because they are so bold and clear. We have used many of your ideas and I’m so grateful! Thank you!

Jeannie Butcher
Life Enrichment Coordinator

Sancha Ashton - Lifestyle Care Assistant

Love Golden Carers! You guys sure have something for every occasion. Helps me in my search to keep our residents happy. Thanks to all your great ideas, my residents are kept very happy with all that you have to offer! They are never bored!

Sancha Ashton
Lifestyle Care Assistant

Shannon White - Activity Director

I cannot believe it has been a full year since I started using Golden Carers. I remember going back and forth mentally if I wanted to try something new or keep on paying for an older resource that we didn't use often and was much more expensive for the entire year. I'm so glad I chose to make the switch and now here I am renewing my membership for the 2nd year. This site is great! Keep up the good work

Shannon White
Activity Director

Linda Pill - Volunteer Chaplin

An amazing resource for anyone looking for ways to enrich the lives of the elderly. You provide an invaluable resource for anyone caring for the elderly, and I have appreciated every moment of our association.

Linda Pill
Volunteer Chaplin

Jamie Chopan - Recreation Therapy

I just transferred from being a CNA to Therapeutic Recreation. I am a Pinterest queen but needed new ideas. Thank you so much, this has helped me plan May's calendar with ease. Well worth the money and I can use the pictures to make new concentration games that my residents enjoy. Again thanks so much and I will be able to add some games myself

Jamie Chopan
Recreation Therapy

Christabel Smith - Activities Director/Business Owner

I am loving the Golden Carers membership. I am finding great resources that I used on the first day of membership. The membership is of much value working as both an Activities Director, and also an Activities Consultant. I look forward to continuing to use the site and also the forum.

Christabel Smith
Activities Director/Business Owner

Barb Baker - Personal Care Assistant

So glad I found you, your site is such a blessing to me 😊. I have been a PCA for 17 yrs. I am in charge of making up the monthly calendar and coming up with new ideas. It was starting to be a real challenge. I encourage all my residents to join in daily but they need new things offered to hold their interest. So glad I took a chance and signed up with you!!! You're making my job a lot easier. Thank you and keep up the great work !! It's so appreciated.

Barb Baker
Personal Care Assistant

Nectaria Berry - Aged Care

I absolutely love this site. It is so resourceful. Thank you!

Nectaria Berry
Aged Care

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