As trusted individuals, health workers or carers you are often best placed to assess a person’s circumstances and risks in relation to emergency preparedness and resilience. This is particularly relevant for some older people and others receiving support services as many still believe that ‘somebody will tell us what to do’ in the event of an emergency. Disturbingly, a … [Read more...] about Have a conversation to assist vulnerable individuals with emergency preparedness this summer
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
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
Central Gippsland Health’s cafeteria at Sale Hospital is currently undergoing a transformation. The interior refurbishment, which is well underway, will see structural changes and new furniture including booths, benches and wood grain tables with an improved and modern servery. Circular tables will have charging points for electronic devices. The changes are being made to … [Read more...] about CGH Cafe Refurbishment
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and … [Read more...] about NAIDOC Week – 8-15 July 2018