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  Jean has been a client of Melville Cares for many years. Over this period we have assisted with some of the heavier household tasks she needs completed. At Melville Cares our ethos is continuity of care, and we focus on building relationships with our clients. It was because of this one of our staff…(Read More)

Melville Cares is proud to announce our new installation of Community Library boxes located at June Barton House and our Friendship centre in Archibald Street Willagee. These were the outcome of a community collaboration project between Melville Cares,  AtWork Australia and People Who Care. This project is based on the ‘The Little Library’ movement which…(Read More)

Did you know that Melville Cares provides “Foot and Nail Care” services? This service ensures our clients have their feet maintained regularly. Our staff are trained in the service and regularly check client’s foot health and skin/nail integrity. Here is one of our clients Jeanette having this service with Support Worker Karen. Jeanette…(Read More)

Melville Cares provides the fabulous opportunity to attend weekend getaways with fully trained staff to support people who would like a weekend break from their routine at home. The weekend getaway trips run from Friday morning till Sunday afternoon. The ‘getaways’ are a great option for those that would like to go away but require…(Read More)

  As you all know We as Carers play a very special role In the Veteran’s life… And do we ever go on strike? No….   But all the jobs we do, which we shouldn’t And who wouldn’t say yes, to those begging old eyes But those old eyes are also very…(Read More)

  Melville Cares has launched an exciting new intergenerational initiative, aptly named the ‘Grand Collective’, which takes a unique approach to addressing social isolation across all generations in the our local community. While socialisation is an important aspect of age friendly Friendship Clubs, the programs mainly involve seniors interacting with others of their own generation…(Read More)

With Winter fast approaching and the colder, wetter weather just around the corner, now is the time of year when awareness about slip trip prevention is paramount. Melville Cares supports the ‘Stay On Your Feet’ Initiative through Injury Matters to teach our clients how they can make their homes safer, as well as educating them…(Read More)

Pam and Bev had over 18 years of volunteering between them at Melville Cares, Centre Based Friendship Club. The ladies were supporting the staff with kitchen duties, social support and participating in all activities with the Friendship Club on a Friday.   They will be greatly missed from Friendship Club. They were presented with a…(Read More)

Melville Cares recognised and honoured our Anzacs with an Anzac Day Display at Melville Plaza last week. Thank you to Hawaiian Group and everybody who came to see us and show their support…(Read More)

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