The Gardiner Foundation and Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal have announced the next round of funding for the Working in Dairy Communities Small Grants program. The aim of these grants is to strengthen small Victorian dairy communities, help build their capacity to deal with local issues, and enhance existing community infrastructure. Grants of up to $5,000 (from … [Read more...] about Working In Dairy Communities Small Grants
Nurses at Central Gippsland Health will trial state of the art bright light therapy glasses designed to help combat the demands of working a busy night shift. The trial is part of the Wellington Primary Care Partnership’s Working Well in Wellington project which aims to develop and trial a number of strategies to improve the mental wellbeing of shift workers. Wellington … [Read more...] about Shift Workers to Re-Time at Central Gippsland Health
Linda and Helen ventured to Mooney Valley Racecourse to attend the 2019 Communities in Control Conference. This is a an annual conference that is designed for the not-for-profit/voluntary sector and brings up to 500 community workers together from around Australia. This year’s theme was Get Angry - Then Get Organised. They met people working and volunteering in neighbourhood … [Read more...] about 2019 Communities in Control Conference
Employment Opportunity at Wellington Primary Care Partnership A Primary Care Partnership is an alliance of health and community care agencies, working together to improve the health and wellbeing of their communities. The following position is available at the WPCP: Health Promotion Coordinator This is a full time role and Health Promotion experience is essential. … [Read more...] about Health Promotion Coordinator Position Available!
The Healthy In Wellington Community Workshops are an opportunity to discuss how we can each play an important role in making health eating and physical activity an easy choice for our community. We have visited communities in Yarram and Stratford to discuss actions we can each take locally and across Wellington to make the healthy choice easier for everyone. To learn … [Read more...] about Healthy In Wellington Workshops
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