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Wantirna Carers and Volunteers – Info Session on Cardiovascular Health

AMCS recently ran an information session organised for carers and volunteers of our Day Centre Based Respite program based in Wantirna. The session was conducted on the 21st of June, ...

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Volunteer Drivers Required – All Areas

Would you consider donating your time to help a charitable organisation undertake greatly needed community work? AMCS is looking for volunteers willing to provide transport for some of our seniors ...

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AMCS Unity Lunch – Thanks to our Volunteers

We have some wonderful volunteers and students that choose to support AMCS. Yesterday in the office we were lucky enough to have Heather (volunteer) and Vanessa (a student on placement) ...

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Ageing in Australia Expo 2017

A big thank you to the many seniors who came and visited our stall at the Ageing in Australia Expo 2017 over the weekend. Are you aware that if you ...

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Author Sinisha Krstov

The New Aged Care Era

Access Related Barriers in Multicultural Societies and how People can be Supported The Aged Care Sector is currently undergoing reforms in response to Australia’s ageing population. My Aged Care (MAC) is ...

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Fun in the sun – Werribee Open Range Zoo trip

A group of fourteen Home Care Package Program clients from all across Melbourne and three support workers recently had the opportunity to visit the Werribee Open Range Zoo. The outing, ...

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Isabella and Joan

Our Friendship with Joan Walsh

This letter is a great illustration as to why people become Elderly Companion Volunteers at AMCS. My name is Izabella and I am an Elderly Companion Volunteer. I migrated to ...

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Who can support you to access aged care services at home?

As part of the Aged Care reforms introduced by the Commonwealth Government in July 2015, all enquiries for Aged Care service must go through one centralised portal called My Aged ...

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Volunteers Making a Difference

Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) provide a number of volunteer programs that are beneficial to seniors. The main purpose of Community Visitors Scheme Expansion is to match socially isolated seniors ...

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Sinisha Krstov - Specialised Support Services Team Leader

Barriers in accessing home support and aged care services among culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) seniors

Many researchers continue to study the potential benefits of minority populations in diverse societies. In Australia 30.2% of the people are born overseas, 23.2% of the population speak a language ...

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