New dementia unit opened


Friday, August 14

About 130 people gathered at Iona Rest Home and Hospital yesterday afternoon for the opening of their new dementia unit.

The Mackay Dementia Home, a Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) home, was officially opened during a ceremony with speeches from manager Stephenie Leith, PSO board chairman David Richardson and Reverend Jill McDonald.

Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher and his mother Margeret also untied a bow at the entrance to the unit.

By Ruby Harfield

PHOTO: RUBY HARFIELD – Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher and his mother Margaret untied a bow to officially open the new unit yesterday.

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