Tag Archives: home care

AMCS Meals from Millennium House

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**Updated 1/7/2020: Due to the the current covid19 lockdown restrictions in Footscray, this service will be put on hold until further notice To support our community during this difficult time, AMCS will be organising FREE, nutritious meals for seniors aged 65 years and over. When: Every Friday 10am-1pm Where: Millennium House Community Centre = 296 […]


We Are Open, We Can Help

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Dear Clients, Carers and AMCS Supporters, We hope you are all well and safe during these uncertain times. AMCS is dedicated to supporting seniors and their families during the coronavirus pandemic and we would like to inform you that the following services and support continues to be available: – Telehealth (Allied Health Service Physio, Occupational […]


Berry Picking Outing

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AMCS is organising a berry picking outing for Seniors and AMCS volunteers on Monday, 17th February 2020. The outing will be funded through the SWAMIH project. The event is for seniors, and we hope to organise similar activities like this with the aim of reducing social isolation and loneliness in the senior population.  We hope […]


Careers in Aged Care Course

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AMCS will be running a FREE pre-accredited Careers in Aged Care course, which is designed for individuals with an interest in the aged/home care industry. It provides an overview of available services and government standards. Amongst the topics are: • My Aged Care portal (MAC) • Access and Support • Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) […]


Free Home and Disability Short Course

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AMCS is offering a FREE Home and Disability short course for those interested in working in the home and disability care sector. The course will be starting on Saturday 3rd of August at our office in Maidstone (Suite 111, 44-56 Hampstead Rd, Maidstone, VIC, 3012). The course will run for 5 weeks every Saturday, where […]


Communication is the key

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Communication is one of the most important tools when supporting a senior with their home care needs. Sometimes opportunities are identified that make a real difference in a person’s day to day life. In this instance, making it easier to communicate with family overseas was the key. Mrs Maria Wojcik was very happy to receive […]


Testimonial from Michael Gawalski

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In a world where everything is statistics and numbers and broken down into services, I never felt that my Mum was a number. I know that people treated her with the due and respect that they should treat other people, I really believe that AMCS has done that. They really cared for Mum like she […]


New Workstation for Adelchi

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Adelchi is originally from Italy. He moved to Australia when he was young and founded his own engineering company. Adelchi now suffers from Dementia, but still enjoys doing some manual jobs, which keeps him busy and entertained throughout the day. Thanks to Silvia, one of our support workers who specialises in caring for clients living […]


Hair and Beauty Outing for AMCS Clients

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A selection of our Home Care Package clients had the opportunity to get out and socialise at the start of August, with an outing to JC’s Beauty Salon and an Italian Club luncheon. While the ladies were at the salon the men headed off to a local café and enjoyed some coffee. Everyone met back […]


Finding the best care at home – 10 questions to ask

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Our home is our castle and as we are ageing, our wish to remain living at home for as long possible increases. In Australia, we are very fortunate to live in a country that has a well-established and wide range of home care and other support services. There are more than 1000 organisations which provide […]