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22 September 2021
Connecting with hope for people with younger onset dementia
Receiving a diagnosis of younger onset dementia can be a stressful and emotional time for a person and their fami...
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21 September 2021
Public Holiday Closure - 24 September
We are closed Friday, 24 September for the Grand Final Public Holiday.
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17 September 2021
Explore your local neighbourhood this school holidays with our scavenger hunt!
With school holidays just around the corner, we've put together a scavenger hunt to help keep kids entertained an...
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13 September 2021
COVIDSafe Community Grants
COVIDSafe Community Grants are available to fund community initiatives that will help rebuild community connectio...
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31 August 2021
COVID-19 Service Update
We continue to remain open and are providing essential services face to face, via the phone or through telehealth...
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20 August 2021
Speech Pathology Case Study – Andrew’s Story
This case study demonstrates how our highly qualified and skilled team of speech pathologists work with clients, ...
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04 August 2021
Dental Health Week 2021 – A simple guide to preparing your child for their first dental visit
Our dental professionals recommend that children start visiting a dental professional from the aged of two.
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21 July 2021
Baby Makes 3 in Gender Equality Commission case study
healthAbility’s Baby Makes 3 program has been featured in a case study by the Victorian Commission for Gender Equ...
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21 July 2021
Announcing healthAbility’s new CEO, Agata Jarbin
We are delighted to announce that Agata Jarbin has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of hea...
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12 July 2021
Collaboration cements increased community care
We have entered a Connect 4 Health Alliance Agreement with Access Health and Community (AccessHC), cementing our ...
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09 July 2021
Integrated Team Care Program – Interview with Mary Anne Johnston
Mary Anne Johnston works as a Community Nurse in our Integrated Team Care Program, which supports the health and ...
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06 July 2021
Building strong families through culture and community
Since 2016, healthAbility has worked in partnership with Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (AC...
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23 June 2021
Bridging the digital divide in our communities
To help bridge the digital divide in our communities, our Health Promotion team is working with community health ...
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16 June 2021
Bringing our community together – Frequently Asked Questions
This year we will be uniting all of our services together under one name – healthAbility. To help keep you inform...
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28 May 2021
Carer Voices – Hear Me See Me
Thanks to a grant from the Victorian Government’s Supporting Carers Locally Grants Program, we have produced thre...
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25 May 2021
Mental health support at every age and stage
After a challenging year, many children may require some additional support as they make the transition back to s...
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24 March 2021
Hip hip, HRAR! Building connections during the pandemic and beyond
Since September 2020, healthAbility staff have been involved in the High Risk Accommodation Response (HRAR) Progr...
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17 March 2021
Partners to deliver psychosocial supports in eastern Melbourne
Communities in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs will see an increase in delivery of support for Victorians with mental...
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05 March 2021
Exercise and Mental Health
Physical activity has a huge potential to enhance your overall wellness and wellbeing.
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04 March 2021
Multilingual Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line
To support older people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the Australian Department of Health has funded the M...
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25 February 2021
Health concierges provide a trusted link for tower residents
When public housing towers were put into hard lockdown last July, our General Manager Mental Health AOD & Prevent...
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22 February 2021
Celebrating the return of Connect Well Groups
After being suspended in March last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our Connect Well Groups have now r...
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19 February 2021
Ronda Jacobs CEO retiring to focus on family
After over eight years as CEO Carrington Health, including the past two and a half years also as CEO healthAbilit...
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14 February 2021
9 tips to care for your mental health that aren’t meditation
While the benefits of meditation are hard to dispute, it is something that may not come naturally to all of us, a...
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24 January 2021
COVID Care in our community
Being diagnosed with COVID-19 and having to isolate can be a daunting and stressful experience, particularly for ...