1 Aug 2019

Happy 100th Birthday Anatole!

This week we were lucky enough to help a very special Social Support Group member, Anatole, celebrate his 100 year young birthday. Anatole was surrounded by his other group friends […]

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Parenting Support – Bringing Up Great Kids

Would you like to: Have a more positive relationship with your child? Help develop your child’s positive self-identity? Communicate more effectively with your child? Bringing up Great Kids is a […]

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26 Jul 2019

Dental Screening for preschoolers at Eltham Library

In recognition of Dental Health Week, you are invited to bring your preschooler along to “Preschool Storytime” for them to learn about children’s oral health and receive a FREE dental […]

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30 Jun 2019

Meet Kim Maloney – Support Coordination Manager

Meet Kim Maloney, Support Coordination Manager 1. What is your role at healthAbility? I am the Manager of our fantastic Support Coordination team. Support Coordination is a service that assists […]

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The Social Butterfly – Amanda Trinh

“I was born in Vietnam and came to Australia when I was 11, I was young but now I’m getting older,” says 51 year-old Amanda with a cheeky giggle. As […]

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25 Jun 2019

Back Pain – How to avoid it and when to seek help

At some point in life, most of us experience some form of back pain. Our backs are important for so many of our bodies movements, any discomfort can be very […]

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17 Jun 2019

Ella & Mrs Gooseberry Book Launch – August 4

We are very proud to be supporting the Ella & Mrs Gooseberry Book Launch by local author Vikki Conley. Come celebrate the launch on Sunday 4 August at 11am at Edendale […]

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7 Jun 2019

Caring for our Carers

Sitting in healthAbility, a phone alarm sounds prompting Maureen to remind her husband that it’s time to take his tablet. Life changed rapidly last year for Maureen when in February […]

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Staying Healthy while Ageing Checklist

Getting older is a natural part of life and we want you to feel supported in your health and wellbeing. John Moran, General Manager Clinical and Community Services at healthAbility […]

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30 May 2019

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Events

On Friday 21 June, Nillumbik Shire Council in partnership with Seniors Rights Victoria and Yarra Plenty Regional Libraries, will be hosting 2 x free information sessions for World Elder Abuse […]

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29 May 2019

A Social Cuppa

The healthAbility Allied Health team have been working with North East Healthy Communities (Primary Care Partnership) to develop & implement a model that can be adapted to the needs of […]

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27 May 2019

Sign Up to our New Newsletters!

Have you signed up to receive our new newsletters by email? Each newsletter comes out once a quarter and will contain the latest news, events and client stories. Simply select […]

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26 Apr 2019

5 Tips to Successfully Manage your Child’s Screen Time

In today’s digital world, our children are exposed to electronic devices and screens regularly. At healthAbility we want you to feel confident in your ability to manage your child’s screen […]

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11 Apr 2019

Donation from Rotary Club Eltham for our Reconnect Program

Rotary Club of Eltham has generously donated $2,000 towards our Reconnect Program.  The Reconnect Program works with youth at risk of homelessness who are severely disengaged from education, home life […]

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22 Mar 2019

A space to thrive – Christopher’s story

‘’My heart is happy!’’- Christopher Christopher is 17 years old and has just walked into his very own studio for the first time. This is his new pad, located at […]

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1 Feb 2019

Congratulations Anne on your Australia Day Community Award

We are extremely pleased to congratulate Anne Simpson, healthAbilty volunteer, on being awarded the Jagajaga Australia Community Day Award 2019. For over twenty years, the office of Jenny Macklin MP, […]

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14 Sep 2018

Zalie’s Story – The Language of Art

Joanne sweeps her daughter’s long, wavy hair away from her soft complexion, explaining they tried to straighten it this morning but it has a mind of its own, a strong […]

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17 Aug 2018

Health sector calls on all politicians to stand with community health

Wednesday 15 August 2018 healthAbility is one of 29 registered community health services across Victoria that deliver comprehensive ‘wrap-around’ health services to some of the state’s most disadvantaged people. Accessible […]

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20 Jul 2018

healthAbility and Carrington Health have merged

We are excited to announce that we have merged with Carrington Health as of the 1st July 2018. This is an exciting opportunity for a bigger and better organisation to […]

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21 Mar 2018

Food, Health and Sustainability Seminar

Come along to this free seminar that presents an opportunity to learn more about the intersection between food, health and sustainability in Nillumbik and beyond. Supported by local public health professionals, […]

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1 Feb 2018

Carrington Health and healthAbility to unite

Carrington Health and healthAbility are pleased to announce they will join forces after the parent companies signed a Merger Agreement to unite and create a new organisation effective 1 June […]

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13 Dec 2017

$2.5m for a new Mental Health Stepped Care Model in Melbourne’s north-east

A consortium led by Banyule Community Health will deliver a new Mental Health Stepped Care Model in Melbourne’s north-east from mid-January. The announcement follows Eastern Melbourne PHN’s (EMPHN’s) commitment of […]

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1 Dec 2017

Positivity Against the Odds – Lachlan’s Story

As an identical twin, Lachlan never wanted to be treated any differently to his brother.  That sounds pretty normal for any set of twins however neither of them believe they […]

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24 Nov 2017

Eltham Town Goes Orange to Support Victoria Against Violence

In a first for Eltham, local businesses across the town are standing together and going orange as part of the Victoria Against Violence – 16 Days of Activism campaign to […]

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3 Nov 2017

10 questions in 60 seconds with Luke

1. What’s your day-to-day role at healthAbility? I’m a youth and family counsellor. Each day is different and normally involves some office work and meeting with young people or their […]

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