17 Sep 2020

Scavenger Hunt

With school holidays starting next week, take the kids on a Scavenger Hunt around your local neighborhood. We have put together a list of common objects that you would see […]

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10 Sep 2020

R U Ok? Day – Thursday 10 September 20

Today is R U OK Day ?and this year’s message is ‘There’s more to say after R U OK?’ Reach out to your friends, family and colleagues in a meaningful […]

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19 Aug 2020

Parenting Support Videos – Now Available

We have a range of parenting support videos available on our website filled with practical strategies and advice presented by our Family Support Worker – Joan Lauricella. Topics include – […]

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Parenting Support Video – How to help your child manage their emotions: Developing emotional intelligence

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are unable to provide Parenting Seminars in person. As an alternative to ensure that parents and families are supported during this time, we […]

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14 Aug 2020

Mindfulness Exercise – 5 minute

Mindfulness techniques can help improve physical health in a number of ways, with relieving stress, lowering blood pressure, reducing chronic pain and improving sleep. Take a 5 minute break for […]

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6 Aug 2020

Face coverings: Frequently Asked Questions for people with disability and their support workers

From 11.59pm on Sunday 2 August, all Victorians aged 12 years and older must wear a face covering whenever they leave their home, unless an exception applies. A face mask […]

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30 Jul 2020

Parent Support Video – How to build a more positive relationship with your child

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are unable to provide Parenting Seminars in person. As an alternative to ensure that parents and families are supported during this time, we […]

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23 Jul 2020

Health and Safety (COVID-19)

Please do not attend your appointment if you feel unwell, have travelled overseas in the past 14 days or have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19. […]

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22 Jul 2020

Update: Changes to the way we provide services in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

UPDATED 18 August 2020 As you would know coronavirus has changed the way everyone lives day-to-day. We are open and have changed the way we provide our services to help […]

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20 Jul 2020

Parent Support Video – How to communicate with your child about challenging situations

Our Family Support Work Joan Lauricella has put together a short video on how to communicate with children about challenging situations such as COVID 19. Joan gives advice on how […]

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2 Jul 2020

Zucchini Slice – Easy recipe

Our Occupational Therapists have put together some easy to read and follow recipes. This week we bring you zucchini slice which is yummy for either lunch or dinner, warm or […]

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25 Jun 2020

Parent Support Video – How to get your child to listen

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are unable to provide Parenting Seminars in person. As an alternative to ensure that parents and families are supported during this time, we […]

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23 Jun 2020

Get Tested

It is not over yet. Understandably, as restrictions have eased we are now seeing greater movement of people across Victoria. Yet the virus is still in the community, we are […]

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18 Jun 2020

Support Information and Resources

Our Support Information and Resources are listed by the following categories. General Information People with Disability Seniors Families Mental Health Nillumbik Community Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders Translated Materials

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11 Jun 2020

Parent Support Video – How to help your child behave well

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are unable to provide Parenting Seminars in person. As an alternative to ensure that parents and families are supported during this time, we […]

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4 Jun 2020

Salmon and Salsa – Easy Recipe

Our Occupational Therapists have put together some easy to read and follow recipes. This week we bring you yummy salmon and salsa. Serves 2 Ingredients:     Equipment:   2 […]

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1 Jun 2020

Parent Support Video – Helping Your Anxious Child

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are unable to provide Parenting Seminars in person. As an alternative to ensure that parents and families are supported during this time, we […]

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28 May 2020

Fruit Salad – Easy Recipe

Our Occupational Therapists have put together some easy to read and follow recipes. This week we bring you yummy fruit salad. Serves 2 Ingredients: Equipment:   1 Orange Chopping board […]

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26 May 2020

A Special Cookie Run for Social Support Group Members

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, our Social Support Group members are unable to attend their regular groups but that doesn’t mean that they miss out on feeling connected. […]

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25 May 2020

Exercise Right Week 25-31 May 2020

Exercise Right Week – 25 to 31 May 2020. This years theme is “Movement is Medicine“, which highlights how powerful exercise, physical activity and movement are for your physical and […]

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21 May 2020

What’s it like being pregnant during COVID 19 – Meet Sarah.

Sarah recently reached out to us to share her story with the move, feel, connect well group. Sarah is in her late 20’s, lives in Melbourne, is married to her […]

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18 May 2020

National Volunteering Week – Meet Barry our volunteer

National Volunteer Week is this week from Monday 18 to Sunday 24 May 2020. This is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution that our volunteers make to our […]

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15 May 2020

Family Support – How Joan Can Help

We all need a little support sometimes to navigate family life and parenting. Our Family Support worker is here to assist families through the additional challenges COVID-19 can bring. We […]

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14 May 2020

Carers Staying Connected

This week we hosted our first Caring Together Telehealth session. The Caring Together group meets monthly to provide a safe and comfortable place for carers to receive support, information and […]

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12 May 2020

Tomato Bruschetta – Easy Recipe

Our Occupational Therapists have put together some easy to read and follow recipes. This week we bring you yummy bruschetta. Tomato Bruschetta Serves 2 Ingredients: Equipment: 10 tomatoes (whatever tomatoes […]

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