Health Literacy Month is a time for organisations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. This annual, worldwide, awareness-raising event has been going strong ever since Helen Osborne founded it in 1999. Over the years health care organisations, community services, health literacy coalitions, government agencies, literacy programs, … [Read more...] about Health Literacy Month – 1-31 October
The Wellington Shire Youth Council is once again holding the Upswing Youth Festival – promoting positive mental health. They are wanting to have as many organisations, clubs and services that work with young people in Wellington there sharing their work and who they are, by running some type of interactive activity. Youth Councillors have been busy contacting groups and … [Read more...] about Wellington Shire Upswing Youth Festival
Are you a change maker? Do you want to improve mental health in Wellington? Wellington Primary Care Partnership has been chosen to deliver a groundbreaking new project that will work with employers to improve the mental health and wellbeing of shift workers in our community. Project Worker This is a three year full time role. Part time and job share applications are also … [Read more...] about Position Available – Project Worker – Mental Health
Maffra District Hospital has put forward two (2) projects for “Pick My Project” funding. Both projects have passed through to the public voting stage. The project with the most votes will be successful in securing the grant. CGH invites staff to vote for the following projects and forward this email to friends and family. Project One: Day Respite … [Read more...] about Pick my Project – Please Vote!
The Volunteer Grants Activity is part of the Families and Communities Program which aims to strengthen relationships, improve well-being of children and young people, reduce the cost of family breakdown, strengthen family and community functioning and facilitate the settlement of migrants and humanitarian entrants in the community. The grants provide small amounts of money … [Read more...] about Volunteer Grants – 2018
Smoking increases the risk of multiple diseases including diabetes, lung disease, heart disease, kidney disease, osteoporosis and many types of cancer.1 However a new study has uncovered the economic damage caused by smoking, and Victorian businesses are paying up to 43% of the bill. These workplace incurred, smoke related costs include an “estimated net workforce labour … [Read more...] about The dynamic costs of smoking!