News & Events

News & Events

OCAV is well placed to comment in issues relating to ageing and care for ageing Victorians, having provided these services for almost 150 years.

Warm sunshine greeted Currie Park residents who recently spring cleaned one of the mounds at the entrance of the village.

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There is nothing better than getting stuck into digging and overhauling gardens, according to Tegwen King.

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On 8 March – International Women’s Day - the world’s attention focuses on women. Generally, the conversation is about how women are disproportionately affected by lack of gender equality everywhere in the world.

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OCAV has partnered with Diabetes Victoria and Back in Motion to run a free healthy living program for residents, staff and volunteers to reduce the risk of developing diabetes.

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After clocking up 36 years of working at Leith Park, Des Nye is hanging up his boots.

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When Jane moved to Liscombe House from hospital in mid 2021, she struggled with her sudden loss of independence and managing her chronic pain.

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This page includes updates about Liscombe House and COVID-19, main contacts and visitor guidelines.

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Philomena Horsley is a well-known community advocate in the aged care, disability and women’s health circles. As a medical anthropologist and researcher, she has a wealth of experience and knowledge which she is happy to draw upon as one of OCAV’s newest councillors.

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Behind every number, there is a story. And in OCAV’s case, it is a story of older people who thrive in whichever village community they are living.

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Serendipity struck when Michelle Stanton was looking to volunteer locally in Berwick.

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I love the ‘magimix’ of people who make up the community and that it is a safe and happy place to live. - Jo Portlock

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