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Multicultural Tree Project

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Last week, AMCS had a meeting with the Westvale Community Centre’s Men’s Shed and the coordinators of the Westvale Community Centre to discuss our new initiative, the SWAMIH project. This project aims to reduce isolation for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) seniors and also engage the community by having seniors share their wisdom. The first […]


A beautiful way to spend a Monday!

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On the 21st of October, a group of AMCS volunteers and clients went on an active outing in nature and did a day walk in the beautiful setting of Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens where many sorts of rhododendron flowers were in bloom. This outing was supported also by our Moving for Life project, encouraging seniors […]


Current Job Vacancies – Work with us!

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AMCS are looking for passionate individuals to join our team! Please click the links below to view the position descriptions.  Current job vacancies include: Case Manager/Care Advisor Executive Assistant Personal Care Worker AMCS is a community organisation that has been supporting seniors for over 35 years. At AMCS we embrace cultural diversity, and aim to […]


AMCS at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

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On Thursday 10th October, Elizabeth Drozd, CEO of AMCS represented the organisation at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. This hearing aimed to learn more about diversity in aged care and the options available for seniors who may also belong in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. We are very proud of […]


Community Engagement at Westvale Community Centre

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Last week, Community Engagement Worker Roberto, visited Westvale Community Centre for Seniors’ Week. With the in-built coffee machine ready to go, Roberto was able to travel to Westvale using the AMCS Information Van and have a chat with up to 25 people that day about home care assistance, social activities and other available programs relevant […]


Seniors Festival Celebration Day!

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  It was great to be a part of the Seniors Festival Celebration Day at Federation Square last Sunday! There were beautiful cultural and active dance performances throughout the day, and it was also a great opportunity to chat to people about how MyAgedCare and any questions about the support services that are available. Please […]


Free Multicultural Leadership Course

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  AMCS is inviting ethnic community leaders and all interested individuals to participate in a free Multicultural Leadership Course. The course will be conducted by Elizabeth Drozd, AMCS’ CEO and former Victorian Multicultural Commissioner. The course is prepared specifically for migrant community leaders and representatives, but anyone is welcome. Start Date: Tuesday 1st October, 2019 […]


Moving For Life Project is in the News!

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  We are proud to announce that AMCS Project Coordinator Linzee Gordon has been featured in Seniors News to share all the fantastic work that has been done in the Moving For Life – The Way I Like It project! To read the interview and more about what the project has achieved so far see […]


Creating Dementia-Friendly Communities

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With support from Dementia Australia, AMCS have been conducting workshops about how we can do more to create dementia-friendly communities. So far we have had two workshops co-designed and facilitated by AMCS and Impacto Consulting, with attendance from carers, professionals in the field and seniors with dementia. These discussions have allowed us to collect valuable […]


Keeping Muscles Strong and Healthy!

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  On Wednesday 28th August, AMCS hosted the Monthly Support Worker Meeting which included training for manual handling.   Support workers were taught some important exercises to help keep muscles strong before and after completing manual handling procedures.