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.

COVID-19 UPDATES

September 1, 2021

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

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Retirement homes can appear fairly sombre but Leith Park in St Helena by MGS Architects is far from ‘beige’. An Australian Institute of Architects award winner, these 46 units capture the wonderful hues found in the many native plants on the elevated site.

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They are lapping it up

August 9, 2021

Eileen Rainsbury has always loved cats. She loves having cuddles with Mister, a senior cat volunteer from the Cat Protection Society.

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If Helen Besley had to advise her younger self, she is under no doubt what she would say.

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OCAV's research partner, the National Ageing Research Institute, has has been recognised for its work to create age-friendly outdoor spaces for older people to engage in physical and social activities.

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Writer, artist, independent curator and art critic Peter Hill moved into Currie Park, Euroa recently.

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There is something about older patients and aged care that geriatrician Dr Mary Britton loves.

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The OCAV Council recently committed to becoming an energy efficient and sustainable community.

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In a single century, we have gone from one of the most age-integrated nations on earth to its mirror opposite. How can we find new ways to do old things, to rediscover the joys of intergenerational connection?

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Leith Park blokes love their Men’s Shed so much so that they have outgrown their existing shed.

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Volunteering is important to Deb, enabling her to contribute in the aged care sector. “I love it when the residents get downright cheeky. I love it when we get a bit too loud with laughing."

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